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Information on urban programmes and initiatives within Cohesion Policy

  • What is happening in your Member States within Cohesion Policy? 

  • In each EU Member State, a minimum 5 % of the European Regional Development Fund is earmarked for integrated sustainable urban development; its on-the-ground deployment will be decided and directed by urban authorities. Learn more about this.

  • Are you managing funding under the and the Cohesion Fund and want to share expertise? If yes, then the support of TAIEX REGIO PEER 2 PEER might be interesting for you. 

  • Are you interested in advice on investment support: project development, linking strategy to investment, and innovative financial instruments and approaches? If yes, then check out URBIS 

  • Do you want to learn from how other cities are setting up funds and instruments in support of urban development? 

  • Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) is an Initiative under Cohesion Policy that provides urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges 

  • The Urban Development Network is responsible for reviewing on-the-ground deployment of urban-related Cohesion Policy funds and boosting knowledge-sharing between cities involved in integrated sustainable urban development and in Urban Innovative actions 

  • URBACT helps cities to develop pragmatic solutions that are new and sustainable and that integrate economic, social and environmental urban topics. Visit their website and the specific country pages to learn more about URBACT.


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