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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

Prevention of textile waste

How to establish habits of consumption and closet replacement and elimination. Consumption habits will be related to economic level, gender, age, territory.

Sustainable Cities and Communities, Responsible Consumption and Production
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.

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

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

Life On Land, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Good Health and Well-being, Decent Work and Economic Growth
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.

Sustainable Cities and Communities, Reducing Inequality, Good Health and Well-being, Affordable and Clean Energy
Closed for application
Digital inclusion against social inequality

This challenge is framed under "Connect Barcelona" project, a pilot promoted by the City Council of Barcelona to address the digital divide through three strategies: provision of electronic equipment, access to Internet connexion and digital literacy.

Sustainable Cities and Communities, Gender Equality
Closed for application
Reinventing food access

The challenge is to discover new ways of transforming usual redistribution of food (food banks) in order to dignify food access and promote social cohesion, by leading local projects to reduce food waste.

Zero Hunger, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Reducing Inequality, Gender Equality, Partnerships for the Goals