- Publication date
- 17 December 2021
- Series of articles #1: Digital gamechanger? How Europe’s cities are adapting to the impact of COVID-19 on jobs and skills
What lasting impact will the pandemic have on jobs and skills across Europe’s cities?
- Series of articles #2: Striving towards a greener Europe - Climate adaptation and energy transition driving change in urban areas
Climate adaptation and energy transition as key challenges for EU cities
- Series of articles #3: Looking at European lessons to turn data into public data and unleash the transformative power of city data
The age of big data and smart city technologies provides city governments with an unprecedent potential for data-driven decision-making.
- Series of articles #4 Cities’ transformation in the post COVID-19 era with a focus on urban planning
While the link between COVID-19 prevalence and urban design characteristics has created many debates in the media and the public, it is not clear how different design
Series of articles #5 - How UAEU partnerships can be used by policy and decision-makers to end homelessness and provide adequate and affordable housing
Because of the lack of adequate and affordable housing in Europe, and a crisis exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the efforts of the Urban Agenda for the EU are important milestones in the achievement of a ‘just city’ as promoted by the New Leipzig Charter.
Series of articles #6 - Breaking the cycle of poverty for a more social and inclusive Europe
Poverty is caused by many factors, such as unemployment, low educational attainment, discrimination, or low levels of participation in community and public life.
- Series of articles #7 How to design safe and sustainable cities through the lens of public procurement
Over the last three years, the Urban Agenda for the EU partnerships Urban Mobility and Security in Public Spaces have sought to bring together EU, institutional, and city stakeholders to network and develop actions focused on delivering more effective outcomes for EU citizens on these themes.
Series of Articles #8: How under-used space and infrastructure can become testbeds for new cities
Over the last two centuries, urban space has evolved and changed dramatically. The economic and social transformation accelerated in the last decades in Europe, which resulted in the abandonment of many buildings and spaces.
Series of Articles #9: How citizen’s health can be improved by looking at air quality policy through the lens of new mobility services
Air pollution is regarded as one of the most serious environmental risk to human health. Cities are both areas where these effects are more visible and actors that have the potential to create innovative actions resulting in improved quality of life and urban environments.
Series of Articles #10: Reconquering public spaces by interlinking design, inclusion, and sustainability
The way people live in cities is changing, and the need for green spaces is increasing as social inclusion and quality of local settings gain more relevance. Vacant and under-used spaces have the potential to deliver not only ecological, economic, and social advantages, but also cultural and natural heritage with high recreational, aesthetic, and social value.