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All our project journals are online

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The UIA Permanent Secretariat is pleased to announce that all first issues of the 1st Call Projects' Journals are now online and can be consulted in the projects' dedicated webpages.

On the project's side - Interview of the Earth Cycle project

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The UIA Secretariat conducted a series of interviews with the projects selected under the topic "Circular economy", with a special focus on soil management. What is the most innovative elements of their project? What are the main changes they are expecting? What are the main challenges they are confronted with? Read the interview from Earth Cycle project from Sevran, where they tell us about their ambition to create a new economic sector based on earth raw materials and to transform the building sector!

On the project side - Interview of the Super Circular Estate project

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The UIA Secretariat conducted a series of interviews with the projects selected under the topic "Circular economy", with a special focus on soil management. What is the most innovative elements of their project? What are the main changes they are expecting? What are the main challenges they are confronted with? Hear the feedbacks from Super Circular Estate project from Kerkrade and find out why they decided to start a neighbourhood restructuring project based on circular economy, and how they will combine existing mehtods into new forms of collaboration!

On the project's side - Interview of the BRICK-BEACH project

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The UIA Secretariat conducted a series of interviews with the projects selected under the topic "Circular economy", with a special focus on soil management. What is the most innovative elements of their project? What are the main changes they are expecting? What are the main challenges they are confronted with? Hear the feedbacks from BRICK-BEACH project from Velez-Malaga, who explains how they intend to regenerate 800 meters of beach with an innovative environment-friendly process.

On the project side - Interview of the Urban Soil 4 Food project

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The UIA Secretariat conducted a series of interviews with the projects selected under the topic "Circular economy", with a special focus on soil management. What is the most innovative elements of their project? What are the main changes they are expecting? What are the main challenges they are confronted with? Read the interview from Urban Soil 4 Food project from Maribor, who is implementing a very innovative horizontal systemic approach to circular economy, and learn how they integrate it with the promotion of education and inclusion at city level!

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18/04/2018

Would you trust a #driverless #bus in a #urban envt? In @Albertslund, a driverless bus ran its very 1st test drive… https://t.co/RI7U98kIQ7

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17/04/2018

UIA project #BMINCOME is launching their #local #currency next month! Exciting steps towards #minimumincome solutio… https://t.co/NoVmJTii6J

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16/04/2018

In Turin, UIA project @cocity_torino has approved 54 proposals from citizens to collectively design and manage… https://t.co/6HSCeuKfpH

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Last steps before submitting your application? See how we can help!

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The 3rd Call deadline is quickly approaching. Do you still have questions and need some tips and advice to finalise your application? Take a look at the different support actions offered by the he Permanent Secretariat to help you in the application! You will find a self-assessment tool to identify the strengths and weaknesses of your project as well as some useful videos on the different work packages and selection criteria.

The UIA 3rd call for Proposals is now open!

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The Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) Initiative has launched its third Call for Proposals. The call is aimed at providing urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. The call opened on 15 December and will close on 30 March 2018 at 2pm CET.

Urban Innovative Actions participates to the Cities Forum in Rotterdam

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UIA projects were in the spotlight of the biannual event that brings together key stakeholders from European, national and local levels to debate the progress of the Urban agenda for the EU, the urban dimension of the Cohesion Policy. The Cities Forum took place on 27-28 in Rotterdam. The urban event organised by the European Commission is solely focused on topics surrounding sustainable urban development.

Events

27/Mar/2018

UIA at the UDN workshop for Irish cities

The Urban Development Network Workshop will take place in Cork on 27th March 2018. The workshop is organised by the Commission, the Committee of the Regions, the Southern Regional Assembly and the City of Cork as hosts. Members of the UIA Permanent Secretariat will take part together with representatives from UIA projects.
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09/Mar/2018

Watch the webinar on the project management and communication work packages, and register to the live Q&A!

Can a Delivery partner be in charge of the project management? What do you need to ensure a sound management and coordination of the project? You would like to receive some practical examples and advice to better structure your project management WP? How to design a communication strategy? Learn all you need to know in this pre-recorded webinar. Still have questions? Register to the online Q&A session to be held on 9 March 2018 from 10am (CET)!
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28/Feb/2018
02/Mar/2018

UIA at the Urban Future Global Conference 2018

More than 3,000 city changers are meeting in Vienna from 28 February until 02 March at the UFGC, Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities. UIA will be part of it with a stand and speakers from UIA projects will participate in workshops, come and join us!
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23/Feb/2018

Watch the webinar on the eligibility of funds and register to the live Q&A!

Does your project fit the activities you are proposing in your Work Plan? Does each project partner need to secure co-financing contribution? Are all your planned project costs eligible? Learn all you need to know in this pre-recorded webinar. Still have questions? Register to the online Q&A session to be held on 23 February 2018 from 10.00am (CET)!
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07/Feb/2018

Applicant Seminar in Malmö

UIA will hold an Applicant Seminar in Malmö on 07 February 2018. Registration for this event is now closed. If you wish to attend, please send us an email at info@uia-initiative.eu
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23/Jan/2018

Applicant Seminar in Zagreb

UIA will hold an Applicant Seminar in Zagreb on 23 January 2017. Registration for this event is closed. If you wish to attend, please send an email to info@uia-initiative.eu
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27/Nov/2017
28/Nov/2017

UIA at the Cities Forum

The 3rd edition of the Cities Forum organised by the European Commission will take place in Rotterdam on 27/28 November 2017. UIA will be present with a stand and UIA cities will participate in workshops and panel discussions. Register now!
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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. Registrations are now closed.
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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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