5th Call for Proposals

Eligibility check until end of February 2020
Strategic assessment until May 2020
Operational assessment until end of June 2020

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News from the UIA projects

RESILIO - Resilience nEtwork of Smart Innovative cLImate-adapative rOoftops

Amsterdam - The Netherlands

RESILIO’s first research roof has opened

On the 25th of June, the first smart blue-green roof of the RESILIO project was opened by Amsterdam’s alderman Mr. Ivens, responsible for Housing, Con..

Co-City - The collaborative management of urban commons to counteract poverty and socio-spatial polarisation

Turin - Italy

Co-City - The collaborative management of urban commons to counteract poverty and socio-spatial polarization - ZOOM IN 2

UIA Expert Christian Iaione gives an update on the progress of 6 Co-City's pacts of collaborations and analyses how they played a role in enabling co-..

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

Szeged Offers Local Public Transport Tickets for Discounted Prices in the Next Three Months

Due to the restrictions introduced because of the pandemic, the ratio of public transport users has dropped to twenty percent in Szeged. The municipal..

home and care

Landshut - Germany

Green light by the city council for the construction plan

With the presentation of the construction plan in the building senate, the planning of the home and care building was successfully completed. This rep..

BRICK-BEACH - Artificial regeneration of urban beaches with eroded recylced aggregates

Velez-malaga - Spain

A circular economy project for the citizens, with the citizens: BRICK-BEACH engagement process - ZOOM IN 2

The first Zoom-in published in January 2019, was intended to give an overview of the BRICK-BEACH project and collect the opinion of the partners invol..

OpenAgri - New Skills for new Jobs in Peri-urban Agriculture 

Milan - Italy

OpenAgri Participative Urban Metabolism- ZOOM IN 3

In this last Zoom-in of Open-Agri, UIA Expert Miguel Sousa reflects on how the project has embedded an urban metabolism approach, with the aim of ensu..

Vilawatt - Innovative local public-private-citizen partnership for energy governance

Viladecans - Spain

The Vilawatt energy transition project is a candidate for the RegioStars Awards

The REGIOSTARS Awards are a yearly competition, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy. It aims at i..

E-Co-Housing - Co-creating a Regenerative Housing Project Together with the Community

Budapest - Hungary

E-Co Housing project was presented on Eco-logical Architecture Conference in Hungary

Eco-logical Architecture Conference takes place every Spring in 7 cities of Hungary with the participation of 500-600 architects. This year, the confe..

TAST’in FIVES - Transforming Areas with Social Talents: Feed, Include, Value, Educate, Share

Lille - France

Testing a future Food Court by prototyping it in real-life: lessons from the experience of UIA TAST’in FIVES’ L’Avant-goût

Refugee Food Festival at L’Avant-goût (Lille) -©Charles Mangin In light of the experiences taking place throughout Europe, this article observes th..

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Cities engaging in the right to housing Web conference #2 - No one left behind - Introductory paper

The introductory paper provides background to the web conference “No one left behind”, the second in a series on “Cities Engaging in the Right to Hous...
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Housing
Lahti project

Data Aspects in Urban Mobility: experiences of 5 UIA projects

The one-year knowledge activity led by the UIA on urban mobility issues builds on the experience of five UIA funded projects in Albertslund, Lathi, Gh...
UIA Article
Data management
1ère AG CALICO

How monitoring and evaluation can support innovative interventions

UIA projects are designed to go beyond traditional policies and services – they need to be bold and innovative. In that context, the monitoring and ev...
UIA Article
1ère AG CALICO

Community-led housing – a key ingredient of urban housing policy

Collaborative housing models that put residents' needs before private profit are raising standards in affordable and adequate housing. They are part o...
UIA Article
Housing
26 Jun 2020

Cities engaging in the right to housing - Web conference #2 - No one left behind

Today, more European cities and social movements are calling governments at all levels to take responsibility for reaffirming housing as a right and n...
Housing
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Call 5 Strategic Assessment is now finalised!

A big thank you to our external experts who worked hard during the pandemic and finalised all assessments on time. ...
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Help us assess the UIA Initiative and prepare for the future programming period

Help us assess the UIA Initiative and prepare for the future programming period

Are you interested in innovation and sustainable urban development and want to share your feedback on the relevance to cities of the topics addressed ...
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Join the new UIA journey and build the next Initiative with us!

Join the new UIA journey and build the next Initiative with us!

Whilst reading this article, you may, like us, be working from home following the extraordinary measures that are needing to be put in place in the cu...
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