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Urban poverty

WISH MI - Wellbeing Integrated System of Milan

Milan - Italy

Preparing to land: WISH-MI about to go live

Urban poverty
The second WISH-MI journal presents the state of play as the project prepares to go live. It draws upon material gathered during the ex..
Culture and cultural heritage

Kosice 2.0

Košice - Slovakia

Cross-sectoral cooperation under the Košice 2.0 project led to an innovative solution for the refugee centre

Culture and cultural heritage
Similarly to the world we live in, the Košice 2.0 project had to face unexpected circumstances right from the beginning of its implemen..

Yes We Rent! - Leveraging vacant private property to build up a cooperative affordable housing scheme

Mataró - Spain

The Yes We Rent! project wins the Fair Financing for Affordable Housing category under European Responsible Housing Awards

The Yes We Rent! project to transform the rental housing market wins the Fair Financing for Affordable Housing award at the third Europ..
Climate adaptation

GBG_AS2C - Blue, Green & Grey_Adapting Schools to Climate Change

Barcelona - Spain

A blueprint of actions at the city scale for a successful adaptation plan to climate change - Recommendations from the Barcelona GBG_AS2C project

Climate adaptation
This Web article presents a blueprint of actions for cities to draft their own adaptation plan to climate change, also exploiting their..
Digital transition

GAVIUS - From reactive to proactive public administrations

Gava - Spain

GAVIUS joins the 5th Edition of the Conference “For a Circular and Competitive Economy”

Digital transition
Last 1st and 2nd June, the 5th edition of the conference “For a Circular and Competitive Economy” took place in Gavà (Spain). This annu..
Circular economy

RE/SOURCED Renewable Energy SOlutions for URban communities based on Circular Economy policies and Dc backbones

Leiedal Intermunicipal Association - Belgium

What is the RE/SOURCED Smart Grid

Circular economy
This article describes the key elements of the RE/SOURCED Smart Grid..
Jobs and skills in the local economy

P4W - Passport4Work an intersectoral skills passport with gamified skills assessment and improvement

Eindhoven - The Netherlands

Passport for Work’s scientific impact study kicks off

Jobs and skills in the local economy
Ever since the Passport for Work project started, it has been a key objective to support its social innovation process with a scientifi..
Urban poverty

CAPACITyES - Children Against Poverty Awake the CITy Education System

Bergamo - Italy

The HUB4KIDS: An “inclusive energy” maker at urban scale.

Urban poverty
In the Capacityes project, the active involvement of children and adolescents is reflected in the design and construction of the Hub4Ki..
Air quality

CLAIRO - CLear AIR and Climate Adaptation in Ostrava and other cities

Ostrava - Czech Republic

Urban green spaces are needed for public health

Air quality
The CLAIRO project demonstrates the positive impact of urban greenery on air quality. Apart from reducing air pollution, urban vegetati..

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Transferring Innovative Actions - what’s the update?

UIA and URBACT have been collaborating for over a year to share and transfer tested solutions from UIA projects to other cities facing similar challen...
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Innovation as a solution to tackle urban security issues

Urban security is a multidimensional and complex issue that includes various societal factors such as social integration, society’s resilience as well...
UIA Article

How to support green sectors and skills? – Lessons learnt from EU front-runner cities

This is a key question for many EU cities already facing climate change consequences on the urban metabolism. ...
UIA Article
Climate adaptation

What can we learn from UIA projects? Key achievements from 2021

While the year 2021 has been quite challenging, UIA projects continue to strive for great results and make a positive impact on cities around Europe. ...
UIA Article
Cities, Jobs and Just Transitions : executive summary of the inception report

Cities, Jobs and Just Transitions : executive summary of the inception report

Addressing the potential labour market impacts of the climate neutral transition is central to the European Green Deal. UIA is exploring the good prac...
UIA Article

How can UIA cities inspire others to promote jobs and skills for Just Transitions?

UIA is conducting a two-year knowledge development activity focused on Just Transitions, contribution UIA cities are making towards this goal. This ar...
UIA Article
27 Apr 2022
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EU cities acting for just transitions and climate adaptation

UIA & the city of Seville organised a 2-day event to discuss how EU cities can contribute to green and just transitions and showcase concrete experime...
Climate adaptation
07 Apr 2022

Designing sustainable urban projects: learnings from the Integrated approach in UIA projects

What can we learn from cities embedding key principles of Integrated Territorial Development in UIA projects?...

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