URBACT III Interregional Cooperation Programme - Objectives
Following the success of URBACT I and URBACT II Programmes, URBACT III 2014-2020 is part of the European Territorial Cooperation which was developed with the aim to fund activities to promote sustainable integrated urban development in the cities across Europe and also to contribute to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy goals. The Programme is an instrument of cohesion policy. The main aim is the exchange of experience and knowledge between local authorities and cities through the establishment of targeted urban networks. The network partners are invited to jointly develop pragmatic solutions to common urban problems and challenges, integrating economic, social and environmental decisions based on a holistic approach.