08 Dec

Académie du Climat, Place Baudoyer, Paris, France

Launch Event of the Global Synthesis Report on Climate Action by Sector 2022

Climate Chance is organising an event to launch the Global Synthesis Report on Climate Action 2022: presentation, roundtable and networking on Thursday 8 December at the […]

25 Jan

Digital Citymakers’ Summit

What programmes and policies do cities need to implement to meet their growing responsibilities? How can local governments engage in dialogue with national levels of […]

16 Mar - 17 Mar

Turin, Italy

Cities Forum 2023 – Together for green and just cities

The CITIES FORUM is the place and moment to exchange on the urban dimension of Cohesion Policy, the Urban Agenda for the EU, the role […]

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From vacant places to meanwhile spaces

From vacant places to meanwhile spaces

Transitional urbanism in the cities of today and tomorrow

08/12/2022

For the fourth webinar organised by HUB 5, we welcomed three speakers from three different countries: based in Paris, Dickel Bokoum from La Belle Friche, […]
News
What if… Stories from the future

What if… Stories from the future

How to live intentionally and mindfully in 2050?

09/11/2022

Everyone has a story: share with us how you imagine yours or your city’s in 2050. We can help you develop it.
News
Cities’ strategies to bring urban spaces (back) to life

Cities’ strategies to bring urban spaces (back) to life

The city under our feet is full of space and time

08/11/2022

One quarter of the land that is ‘consumed’ for housing in France is actually used in municipalities that are losing inhabitants. That’s what French urban […]
News
How to create local hubs of innovation and entrepreneurship

How to create local hubs of innovation and entrepreneurship

8 Cities roadmaps to regenerate their historic areas focusing on cultural heritage

03/11/2022

Many cities today are confronted with the issue of abandonment and/or neglect of their historic urban areas, due to lack of financial opportunities and services. […]
News
From Stockholm and Brussels to Vienna: a multidisciplinary team co-developed a strategy to reach ambitious energy targets in three Viennese districts
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“Imagine the city we want”

26/07/2022

Op-ed by Sandra Vlašić, UNDP Wordsmith The UN-Habitat World Urban Forum, that recently took place in the Polish city of Katowice, has concluded on showing […]
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Why did we, as local elected representatives, sign the #LocalStaff4Climate manifesto? 

12/07/2022

Cities do not lack climate ambition, but they lack human resources. This is the message of Philippe Guelpa-Bonaro Vice-President of the Metropolis of Lyon (France), […]
Interviews
Czech city exploring new green pathways between dreams and reality: Žďár nad Sázavou

Czech city exploring new green pathways between dreams and reality: Žďár nad Sázavou

Interview with Martin Mrkos, Mayor and Michal Bacovsky, Smart City Coordinator

11/07/2022

The city of Zdar nad Sazavou in Czech Republic counts 21.000 inhabitants and is one of the 10 pilot cities involved in the EUCityCalc project. After intensive thermal insulation of its buildings and first renewable installations, the city is now exploring new pathways. Michal and Martin tell us what these pathways are and how much the size of a city matters (or not).
News
Making cities climate-proof starts with investing in people
News
An Alliance to regenerate cities’ heritage through innovation

An Alliance to regenerate cities’ heritage through innovation

The project HUB-IN is recruiting cities to join their Alliance for heritage-led regeneration of Historic Urban Areas through innovation and entrepreneurship

06/07/2022

Are you looking to give your city’s historic urban area new life, whilst preserving its unique cultural and social identity and the environment? Join the […]

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Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

The world's largest movement for local climate and energy action.
Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

After the adoption, in 2008, of the 2020 EU Climate and Energy Package, the European Commission launched the Covenant of Mayors to endorse and support the efforts deployed by local authorities in the implementation of sustainable energy policies.

SHAPE-EU

SHAPE-EU

European Affordable Housing Consortium: Sustainable Housing for Social Impact
SHAPE-EU

The European Union has embarked on a challenging journey towards carbon neutrality. A promising approach is district renovation. Renovation at district scale reduces CO2 emissions […]

NetZeroCities

NetZeroCities

A journey towards climate-neutral cities in Europe
NetZeroCities

NetZeroCities (NZC) is part of the Horizon 2020 Reseach and Innovation Programme in support of European Union’s Green Deal. It will support Europe in its […]

PROSPECT+

PROSPECT+

Capacity building for cities and regions - from learning to action!
PROSPECT+

A capacity-building programme on innovative financing, by and for EU cities and regions