Author: Susana Arellano


Baltimore & Turin, Italy

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 “Torino City Lab”. The 2020 Accelerate Baltimore program selected applicants with technologies that are addressing four major city issues – blight, digital equity, mobility and racial justice. In 2019, Baltimore...

San Diego & Strasbourg, France

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 DIEGO Activation of Public Spaces Strasbourg and San Diego recognize the importance of redefining public outdoor spaces to integrate mobility and sports, promote a healthy lifestyle, and provide greater access...

Ottawa & Malmö, Sweden

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 engagement approaches, how Ottawa engages with new Canadians (immigrants & refugees) as well as how the business community partners with community actors in low income neighbourhoods for the benefit of...