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Urban Environment


Urban Issues at stake - European Commission policies and programmes for Urban Development

Inventory of the various programmes and initiatives which are funded by the European Commission and which have an urban dimension.

Making our cities attractive and sustainable - How the EU contributes to improving the urban environment

Overview of the ways the EU supports citizens and local governments in their efforts to make our cities sustainable, efficient, healthy, well managed, pleasant and clean.


The European Environmental Agency published a report on the quality of life in Europe's cities and towns. The report aims to raise awareness of the various perspectives on, and perceptions of, the quality of life with a specific focus on cities and towns.

Ensuring quality of life in Europe's cities and towns