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Paris, 10-12 September

URBACT City Networks Kick off meeting

Berlin 17-19 July

Urban studies field trip

Brussels, 5 July

URBACT Knowledge Hub

London, 4 July

ELEVATE Lambeth Cultural Impact Award Launch

Paris, 17-18 June

URBACT Network Strategy Meeting

Valencia, 12-14 June

European Placemaking Week: Moderating URBACT Workshop: From Placemaking to Citymaking
 
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From Liveability to Lovability- The role of the placemaker in co-creating vibrant cities

Placemaking is a term that captures the collaborative process used to design and animate the public realm, and promote social and cultural life in the urban environment. Jan Gehl, the famous Copenhagen based urban designer, wrote about  ‘Life between buildings’, Read more…

 
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#Be Bold for Change on International Women’s Day: Gender Equality in Cities

8 March is International Women’s Day (IWD) and the campaign this year is #BeBoldForChange. IWD is a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements – from the political to the social – while calling for gender equality.  The day is marked Read more…

 
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Making Meetings Matter- The art of facilitation

“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.”  Dave Barry, humorist How many meetings do you attend each week? Read more…

 
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Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs

A review of the first Westminster Enterprise Week “If you are young sometimes you don’t think a lot about your future, but during this Enterprise Week you learn, you start to think more, and it gives you hope, so you Read more…

 
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New trends in urban governance: Examples from across the EU

URBACT recently published a series of reports outlined some of the most interesting challenges facing cities, related to New Economies, Job Generation, Social Innovation and Sustainable Generation, with examples from all corners of the EU.  So what messages do the Read more…

 
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Innovating in City Learning.

The Inside Story of the first URBACT City Festival The recent URBACT City Festival, that took place in Riga from 6-8 May, aimed to inspire urban futures through innovative exchange and learning. One of the URBACT programme’s core objectives is Read more…