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Climate adaptation

OASIS - School yards: Openness, Adaptation, Sensitisation, Innovation and Social ties: Design and transformation of local urban areas adapted to climate change, working jointly with users

Paris - France

A look back at some openings

Climate adaptation
Since May 2021, Oasis schoolyards have already welcomed about 71 different activities. Though the weather hasn’t been as mild as expect..
Jobs and skills in the local economy

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

Eindhoven - The Netherlands

Passport4Work expands target group: focus groups with University students

Jobs and skills in the local economy
Striving for an inclusive labour market instrument, Passport4Work organized 2 focus group sessions with University students to establis..
Climate adaptation

RESILIO - Resilience nEtwork of Smart Innovative cLImate-adapative rOoftops

Amsterdam - The Netherlands

Are Amsterdam’s blue-green roofs good value-for-money for the city? Applying a Total Economic Value framework to urban Nature-based Solutions

Climate adaptation
Culture and cultural heritage

Kosice 2.0

Košice - Slovakia

Pandemic and well-being in Košice. The survey showed who was the most affected

Culture and cultural heritage
The pandemic affected everyone’s life in different ways and with different intensities. In the Košice 2.0 project, we decided to conduc..

ICCARus (Gent knapt op) - Improving housing Conditions for CAptive Residents in Ghent

Ghent - Belgium

Ghent Knapt Op: Construction during Covid-19

As in most countries globally, commodity prices for building materials have risen in recent months. Anyone who is building or renovatin..
Air quality

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

Ostrava - Czech Republic

CLAIRO study on behavioural changes: Mass planting for clean air is more popular than other air quality related measures

Air quality
The general attitude towards air quality and urban greening is significantly influenced by age, level of education and gender. This was..
Air quality

AirQon - Air Quality through EV Battery Connectivity

Breda - The Netherlands

A greener solution is a must! The influence of diesel generators on air pollution

Air quality
Diesel generators are the main source of environmental pollution in events. In fact, mitigating their effects is the raison d'être of t..
Air quality


Brussels Capital Region - Belgium

Cairgo Bike working on 3 Ts: Training, Testing and Trial

Air quality
The Cairgo Bike project is designed to boost measures being applied by the Brussels Capital Region to structurally improve air quality ..
Integration of migrants and refugees

Curing the Limbo - From apathy to active citizenship: Empowering refugees and migrants in limbo state to ignite housing affordability

Athens - Greece

Curing the Limbo Journal #5: Adapting to Covid-19

Integration of migrants and refugees
Curing the Limbo is an Urban Innovative Actions-funded project to develop a trajectory for refugees to find their new home through educ..

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Cities take innovative actions to combat climate change

From targeting vulnerable groups to benefitting from ecosystem services and developing cooperation schemes, UIA cities are at the forefront of combati...
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just transitions

Innovating for Just Urban Transitions

The two-year knowledge activity led by UIA on just transitions issues builds on the experience of UIA funded projects to explore the approaches, innov...
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DUIC Catching Cultures Workshop

Integrated Territorial Development in action

Sustainable urban development calls for a shift in how we approach urban and regional planning. Integrated territorial development proposes relevant a...
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Calico project

Time to learn from projects’ innovative stories!

Let’s rewind to some of our projects as we come closer to the end of 2021. This year has seen 15 UIA projects closing their implementation period and ...
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Self-Assessment Tool for Sustainable Urban Development strategies: webinar on 25 November

Register for the webinar organised by the Joint Research Centre in collaboration with DG REGIO on 25 November from 10.00 to 12.00. It is meant in cont...
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EU launches a new city cooperation programme - Open for city registrations!

The International City Partnerships: Acting for Green and Inclusive Recovery is a project of the European Union and managed by the Directorate-General...
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rEGIO Star awards

ICCARus and NextGen Microcities selected for the RegioStars Awards

With a record of 214 applications up to May 2021, the 14th edition of the RegioStars Awards is arriving at its final stage. Two UIA projects are selec...
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UIA at the European Week of Regions and Cities – Register now!

UIA will be present at the European Week of Regions and Cities 11-14 October for 3 sessions. Do not miss them!...
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