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28 November 2018
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The URBACT III Programme is part of the European Territorial Cooperation objective of the Structural Fund policies for the period 2014-2020 and is financed through the European Regional Development Fund. URBACT III promotes exchange and learning between cities to provide integrated solutions to common urban challenges by learning through other experiences.

URBACT’s mission is to enable cities to work together and develop integrated solutions to common urban challenges, by networking, learning from one another’s experiences, drawing lessons and identifying good practices to improve urban policies and develop integrated solutions to common urban challenges, by:

  • Networking
  • Learning from one another’s experiences
  • Drawing lessons and
  • Identifying good practices to improve urban policies.

There are 3 types of networks for URBACT III

  • Action Planning (to develop an Integrated Action Plan)
  • Implementation (overcome implementation challenges)
  • Transfer (one tested good practice to be transferred to other cities)

URBACT uses resources and know-how to strengthen the capacity of cities to deliver integrated urban strategy and actions on the thematic according to their challenges. The main target participants include practitioners, city managers, elected representatives and stakeholders from other public agencies, the private sector and civil society.

The total budget eligible budget of URBACT III is €96.3 million.

For more information about the programme objectives you can consult the URBACT III Operational Programme and the last version of the Programme Manual here.

You can find here the URBACT III Citizen's Summary.

The URBACT program is constantly evolving, do not hesitate to keep in touch by visiting our website.