Category: News from IURC


Watch IURC LA’s webinar #11 on “Costal Cities & Blue Economy: Local experiences from Piraeus, Barranquilla and Genoa”

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPkGGJT20DQ[/embed] On January 25th , IURC Latin America held its eleventh webinar on "Costal Cities & Blue Economy". The event brought together international experts from Greece, Colombia, and Italy to discuss about the role of Coastal Cities and Blue Economy as a platform to generate social benefits, economic development, and environmental sustainability. The webinar began with the participation of Olivia...

Register Now: Cities Forum 2023 in Turin

The 5th edition of Cities Forum will be held in Turin, Italy from 16 to 17 March 2023. The event brings together key urban stakeholders at European, national, regional and local levels who are committed to a green and just future for cities. IURC will have a parallel session on the 17 March from 16.00-17:30 under the title Coming out...

Osaka Delegation visit to Greater Manchester (15-19 January 2022)

Within the EU-funded IURC Asia and Australasia programme, a delegation from Osaka City is currently visiting Greater Manchester as a follow-up of a study visit undertaken by Manchester authorities from 2-8 October 2022. The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is the only UK local authority participating in the IURC project (GMCA had participated in the IUC Project). The pair Osaka-Manchester...

Webinar 11. Costal Cities & Blue Economy: Local experiences from Piraeus, Barranquilla and Genoa

We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the “Costal Cities & Blue Economy: Local experiences from Piraeus, Barranquilla and Genoa” webinar. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Wednesday, January 25th at 09:00 CDT/16:00 CEST. The webinar will have a duration of 60 minutes and offer simultaneous...

MUFPP Food Policy Training Workshop for Seberang Perai, Malaysia and Technical Visits (18-20 December 2022)

Day 1:The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Secretariat Expert Mr. Filippo Gavazzeni was accompanied by the Seberang Perai City Council delegation led by Mr. Mohd Nor Chairman of Fishermen Unit and Mr. Tan Choo Eng, Chairman of Biodiversity Unit of the Seberang Perai City Council to the Tembus River which covers an area of 128 hectares and surrounded by 620...

Cities share best practices on food waste prevention and management

The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) Secretariat and IURC Asia & Australasia wrapped up their cooperation on food policy training with the last webinar organised on 15 November. Corresponding to the last category of the Milan Pact, the session focused on food waste prevention and management, showcasing best practices from Milan, Bangkok and Singapore. Michel Mouchiroud, Deputy Head of...

Study Visit of Attica (Greece) in Colima (Mexico), Nov-Dec 2022

As part of the cooperation activities between the regions of Attica (Greece) and Colima (Mexico), two officials from the Innovation Center of Attica Region carried out a 3-day study visit in Colima from November 30th through December 2nd, 2022. Both regions are cooperating to explore opportunities to position tourism as an economic engine in a post-covid context. Through the implementation...

Watch IURC LA’s webinar #10, on ‘Participatory Planning and Community Engagement’

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OKvA_S_7VA[/embed] On 12 December 2022, IURC Latin America held its tenth webinar on "Participatory Planning and Community Engagement". The event brought together international experts from Italy and Chile to discuss the role of participatory planning processes and how they build trust between the public, private and civil society sectors, as well as the people involved. The webinar started with the...

Read the fascinating blog of Otrobohtnia’s experience in learning about renewable energy in their just finalized visit to Magallanes

"Living at the edge of the world is truly concretized once you get the chance to travel to the other side. This experience was made tangible during the first week of November 2022, when I had the chance to travel to the city of Punta Arenas in Magallanes, the region closest connected to the Antarctic parts of Chile." "I was...

Mendoza – North West Development Region Study Visit –November 30th to December 2nd 2022

As part of the cooperation activities between the Province of Mendoza (Argentina) and the North-West Development Region (Romania), a delegation of two government officials from North-West carried out a study visit to Mendoza province (Argentina) from Wednesday, November 30th to Friday, December 2nd. During the study visit to Mendoza, the North-West delegation had the opportunity to learn first-hand about the...