Urban Action

The Commission has announced a new programme, called URBACT, for the exchange of experience between Europe's towns and cities. The new programme will be open to towns and cities that have benefited from both the first and second phase of the URBAN Initiative and the urban pilot projects funded from the European Regional Development Fund up to 1999. The French Ministry of Town and Urban Renewal will provide the secretariati for the programme and a monitoring committee will shortly be set up to select projects. Further information is available from, Mr Jean-Loup Drubigny, Ministère délégué à la ville et à la rénovation urbaine, 194 Avenue du Président Wilson, F-93217 Saint Denis La Plaine Cedex, France.