The EUKN is the only independent, Member State-driven network in the field of European urban policy, research and practice.  

Our primary focus is working with European national and regional governments to promote sustainable urban development. We provide our members with expertise and tailored events, as well as fostering collaboration within our network, to create the just, green, productive and digitised cities of the future.  

We work closely with our members as they develop and evolve their National Urban Policy, facilitating transformative development on city, regional and national levels.  

European core, global reach.

We also collaborate with European and global partners on agenda-setting research in urban development. With a focus on implementing sustainable, inclusive urban policy worldwide, our collaborations include projects for the Urban Agenda for the EU, the New Urban Agenda and the UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.  

EUKN Secretariat

Meet the experienced and multilingual team behind our work, a hive of activity to create more liveable cities.

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EUKN members

With a strong track record as a valued partner for our members, we support European national governments to achieve sustainable urban development.

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Policy Labs

Our primary activity for our members, driving collaborative, tailored and practical knowledge exchange on high-priority urban development topics.

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Support for EU Presidencies

We provide comprehensive expertise during our members’ EU Council Presidencies, facilitating milestone events in European urban policy.

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