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News

The Urban Agenda for the EU launches the Public Feedback

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Through the Public Feedback you are invited to provide your views on the draft actions proposed in the Background Paper by the Partnerships of the Urban Agenda. It is already possible to contribute to four topics: housing, air quality, urban poverty and integration of migrants & refugees.

DG REGIO tells us about the set-up of the UIA Initiative

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In this interview, Marc Lemaître, Director General of DG REGIO at the European Commission, comes back on the reasons behind the launch of the UIA Initiative almost two years ago, and how they decided to overcome collective aversion to risk with this new Initiative. He also tells us about his expectations for the future!

Stories from the project’s side

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The first wave of UIA projects approved under the 1st Call for Proposals are now up and running and they have started to effectively launch and implement their activities. Take a look at the stories they sent us about their past three months!

@UIA_Initiative

24/07/2017

Food and cities! Hear about our 3 cities working on the topic, in #Lille, #Milan and #Pozzuoli in this article from… https://t.co/HW3Ds8FrZn

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24/07/2017

Apply to UIA workshop at the #EURegionsWeek on 10 October to find out about 2nd call approved projects and topics o… https://t.co/UA4DCIwjsh

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21/07/2017

RT @MARES_Madrid: 4 months since we kicked off. Join us and take part in this @UIA_Initiative for urban transformation though social econom…

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The Urban Agenda for the EU launches the Public Feedback

Short description
Through the Public Feedback you are invited to provide your views on the draft actions proposed in the Background Paper by the Partnerships of the Urban Agenda. It is already possible to contribute to four topics: housing, air quality, urban poverty and integration of migrants & refugees.

DG REGIO tells us about the set-up of the UIA Initiative

Short description
In this interview, Marc Lemaître, Director General of DG REGIO at the European Commission, comes back on the reasons behind the launch of the UIA Initiative almost two years ago, and how they decided to overcome collective aversion to risk with this new Initiative. He also tells us about his expectations for the future!

UIA and energy transition - Spotlight on 3 projects

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Energy transition is perhaps best defined as a shift from a system dominated by finite (chiefly fossil-based) energy towards a system using a majority of renewable energy sources, also maximising the opportunities available from increased energy efficiency and better management of energy demand.

Events

10/Oct/2017

UIA workshop at the European Week of Regions and Cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities is the annual event organised by Committee of the Regions and DG Regional and Urban Policy for cities and regions. It will take place in Brussels from 09 to 12 October 2017. UIA will host a workshop on 10 October together with DG REGIO. Save the date!
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09/Feb/2017

UDN event on the UIA 2nd call for Proposals

The Urban Development Network (UDN), managed by the European Commission, and the UIA Permanent Secretariat are joining forces to support urban authorities interested in the 2nd UIA Call for Proposals in preparing their project proposals.
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02/Feb/2017
23/Feb/2017

Applicants webinars - 2nd Call for Proposals

Over the course of February, the Permanent Secretariat of the UIA initiative will organise a series of four webinars to support interested organisations in the preparation of their 2nd Call application.
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10/Oct/2016
13/Oct/2016

UIA at the European Week of Regions and Cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities (formerly the Open Days) is the annual event organised by Committee of the Regions and DG Regional and Urban Policy for cities and regions. It will take place in Brussels from 10 to 13 of October 2016. UIA 's interactive session on 11th of October is already fully booked!
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30/May/2016

CoR Forum on the EU Urban Agenda

The Committee of the Regions is organizing a forum on the EU Urban Agenda in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam on the 30th of May 2016. UIA will attend and hold a stand in the exhibition area.
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