Date: 11 jun 2019
Theme: Urban development
This brochure highlight the diversity and variety of actions and achievements so far. The Urban Agenda for the EU is an innovative urban policy initiative, which has put multi-level governance into action. It has enabled cities, Member States, the European Commission and other key stakeholders to come together to jointly tackle pressing urban matters and deliver concrete outputs for the benefit of EU citizens. The brochure emphases the role of the Urban Agenda for the EU in building innovative and good governance, working in a more integrated way addressing cross-cutting issues, and in implementing the UN New Urban Agenda. Followed by a range of ‘action stories’ and examples of actions supporting better regulation, better funding and better knowledge. There is scope to further reinforce urban policy in the EU through stronger and closer cooperation between cities, Member States and the EU. This is where the Urban Agenda for the EU is a making a concrete and positive contribution. It is an ‘umbrella’ for all urban policy initiatives, helping to strengthen urban policy at all levels, from city to Member State to EU. In addition, the reader will be taken through the multiple EU programmes and initiatives addressing sustainable urban development.