Urban, Environmental and Territorial Policies

The Unit provides a wide range of services covering the whole life cycle of urban and territorial policies: research, policy design, assistance for implementation process, monitoring and evaluation.
The Unit acts as a "think-and-do-tank", supplying advisory services in planning and urban governance, supporting actors involved in community-based initiatives, contributing with researches, publications and training initiatives to the international debate about urban and territorial policies.

In the recent years, the Unit has developed the following themes:

  • urban regeneration and urban development programs
  • urban governance, community involvement and partnerships
  • strategic spatial planning
  • local development in deprived and marginal areas
  • sport policy, social cohesion and urban development
  • social housing policy
  • time planning