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Vietnam

Siriwat PokrajenMay 3, 20212 min read

IURC Asia & Australasia Partner Country: India Country Description With a population of 95 million people, living in 64 provinces and 5 cities with a total area of 329,314 km2,…

Thailand

Siriwat PokrajenMay 3, 20213 min read

IURC Asia & Australasia Partner Country: Thailand Country Description Thailand is not only undergoing rapid urbanisation but is also implementing various policies to tap urbanism for economic growth and promote…

Malaysia

Siriwat PokrajenMay 3, 20212 min read

IURC Asia & Australasia Partner Country: Malaysia Country Description Malaysia has 31 million inhabitants (2016 census estimation) and surface of about 330,000 km² (a bit smaller than Germany). As a…

Successful urban cooperation in Asia and Australasia

Siriwat PokrajenApril 27, 20218 min read

The IURC covers a vast and diverse geographical area in Asia and Australasia, consisting of nine countries in total and spanning seven time zones. For the next three years, 68…

EU’s IUC Pilot Project Started: Cargo Railway Connection between Mannheim and Chongqing

indyOctober 26, 20205 min read

A significant result of city-to-city cooperation under the IUC Asia programme  On the morning of 25th October 2018, the direct connection for freight trains from Mannheim to Chongqing in China…

Successful collaboration with Latin American cities

indyApril 27, 20216 min read

Successful collaboration with Latin American cities IURC Latin America offers the opportunity to work in countries with significant populations, with the six largest emerging economies of Latin America, with great…

Baltimore & Turin, Italy

Susana ArellanoApril 30, 20214 min read

Neighborhood regeneration, social innovation & equitable economic development CITY-TO-CITY COOPERATION RESULTS Social Innovation As a result of the IUC exchange, Baltimore adopted a focus on social innovation based on the…

San Diego & Strasbourg, France

Susana ArellanoApril 30, 20214 min read

Sustainable urban mobility, activation of public spaces & social inclusion CITY-TO-CITY COOPERATION RESULTS “The success of this [partnership] is that it opened our minds.” – MIKE HANSEN, CITY OF SAN…

Ottawa & Malmö, Sweden

Susana ArellanoApril 30, 20213 min read

Reducing GHG emissions; Retrofitting buildings; Models of inclusiveness in revitalization districts; One Planet living CITY-TO-CITY COOPERATION RESULTS Inclusive Economic Development The City of Malmö was interested in learning from Ottawa’s…

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