Category: News from IURC


Watch the webinar: “Urban Agriculture”

(EN) On September 13th, IURC Latin America held its 7th webinar about “Urban Agriculture”. The event brought together international experts from the municipality of Rome (Italy), the Politecnico di Milano (Italy), as well as an expert on urban agriculture from Brazil. The webinar introduced different aspects of urban agriculture and the potential of promoting bottom-up approaches to empower citizens and...

Apply Now! Pilot Project “REGIONS2030: Monitoring the SDGs in the EU regions – Filling the data gaps”

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is inviting European regions to express their interest to contribute to the Pilot Project "REGIONS2030: Monitoring the SDGs in the EU regions - Filling the data gaps", supported by the European Parliament. The REGIONS2030 Pilot Project The REGIONS2030 Pilot Project will be carried out, inter alia, through the involvement of up to 10 European regions,...

Sofia and Sejong leap forward in cooperation with a study visit

Through the IURC programme, Sejong and Sofia conducted their first study visit in Sejong from 29 August to 2 September 2022. The visit was very much anticipated by both parties, as they have been eager to meet in person and get their cooperation off the ground. Both cities’ commitment showed through the opening of the study visit, which launched with...

Study Visit Central Macedonia – La Libertad, July 11-13, 2022

A delegation from La Libertad, Peru carried out its study visit in Central Macedonia, Greece As part of the cooperation activities between Central Macedonia (Greece) and La Libertad (Peru), the Regional Governor and a high-ranking official from La Libertad carried out their study visit in Central Macedonia from July 11th through July 13th, 2022. During the study visit, regional delegates...

Study Visit Coimbra – Valle del Cauca, July 4-6, 2022

A delegation from Valle del Cauca, Colombia carried out its study visit in Coimbra, Portugal As part of the cooperation activities between Coimbra (Portugal) and Valle del Cauca (Colombia), a delegation of three members from Valle del Cauca regional government and ProPacífico, carried out their study visit in Coimbra from July 4th through July 6th, 2022. The regions seek to...

Webinar 7: “Urban Agriculture”

We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the ”Urban Agriculture” webinar. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Tuesday, September 13th at 09:00 CDT/16:00 CEST. The webinar will have a duration of 75 minutes and offer simultaneous interpretation in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The event will discuss...

Call for Partners: Urban Agenda for the EU Partnerships on Greening Cities and Sustainable Tourism

Call for Cities, Member States, Partner States, Regions, city consortiums, national city umbrella organisations, and other stakeholders to form two new Thematic Partnerships under the Urban Agenda for the EU (UAEU): Sustainable Tourism and Greening Cities About the Urban Agenda for the EU The Urban Agenda for the EU (UAEU) addresses urban challenges by setting up Partnerships between cities, the European Commission, other...

Early Success Story from IURC Latin America and Much More

As part of the cooperation activities between the Silesian Voivodeship (Poland) and the State of Paraná (Brazil), the regions have found technology transfer and joint R&D&I as opportunities to promote cooperation between their respective institutions and companies in sectors such as automotive, aviation, environment, health, ICT, mining and sanitation. Both regions consider technology as the supporting tool for their regional...

A delegation from Paraná State, Brazil carried out its study visit in Silesia, Poland

As part of the cooperation activities between the Silesian Voivodeship (Poland) and the State of Paraná (Brazil), a delegation of 2 senior officials from Paraná carried out their 3-day study visit in the Silesian Voivodeship from June 23rd through June 29th, 2022. In the meantime, delegates from both regions participated in UN Habitat’s World Urban Forum to expand their network...