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Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona also known as UAB is a public university mostly located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Our challenges

Challenges of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

In progress
Transform the free food distribution program guaranteeing alimentary security for vulnerable groups.

Rethink and transform the current food security model (free and subsidy-based), by considering the whole food value chain and actors, with the intention to provide a holistic transformation in terms of related policies and practices.

Reducing Inequality, Zero Hunger, Good Health and Well-being, Responsible Consumption and Production, Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities
In progress
SuperBlock of Covadonga

Rethinking mobility and public space to generate attractive and healthy urban spaces.

Good Health and Well-being, Life On Land, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Decent Work and Economic Growth
In progress
Providing affordable, decent and energy-efficient housing to guarantee a basic right and strengthen community life

Preventing and addressing the housing emergency, ensuring housing really serves a social function, increasing the number of affordable flats and renovating the existing housing stock, with special emphasis on insulation and energy efficiency.

Reducing Inequality, Good Health and Well-being, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Affordable and Clean Energy
In progress
Seizing the opportunities of the digital economy to create better jobs, foster gender equality and build community wealth

To build a more diversified and competitive economy, which takes up the challenge of digitalisation to raise educational standards and productivity, thus being able to create more wealth. A city economy which keeps a place for manufacture, while reinforcing its vocation as a provider of high quality services across the board.

Reducing Inequality, Quality Education, Gender Equality, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Decent Work and Economic Growth