Category: News from IURC


Study Visit Umeå – Punta Arenas, May 27-30

In the framework of the International Program for Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC Latin America), funded by the European Union, a delegation of three officials from the Chilean city of Punta Arenas, carried out a three-day study visit in the city of Umeå, from May 27 to 30, 2022. The presidents of the Sustainability (Nils Seye), Gender Equality (Charlotta Westerlund)...

Study Visit Debrecen – Hermosillo, May 26-30

In the framework of the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Programme (IURC Latin America), funded by the European Union, a delegation of three senior officials from the Mexican city of Hermosillo carried out a three-day study visit to the city of Debrecen, Hungary, on 26, 27 and 30 May 2022. The Deputy Mayor of Debrecen, Dr. Lajos Barca, received the...

Urban Future Conference – Helsingborg

IURC Latin America participated in the Urban Future Conference (UF22) in Helsingborg, Sweden, from June 1-3, with a delegation of 21 representatives from 13 cities and regions of Latin America and Europe: Malaga, Rome, Cali, Barranquilla, Debrecen, Hermosillo, Punta Arenas, Umea, Essen, Fortaleza, Cantabria, Sao Paulo, and Milan. [caption id="attachment_26539" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 13 IURC-LA cities and regions attend the Urban...

Webinar 6: “Inclusive Recycling”

We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the ”Inclusive Recycling” webinar. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Wednesday, June 15th 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 introduce...

A delegation of 3 representatives from Sao Paulo is undertaking a 3-days Study Visit in Milan.

A delegation of 3 representatives from Sao Paulo is undertaking a 3-days Study Visit in Milan. Both cities are working together in the framework of the International, Urban and Regional Cooperation programme (IURC Latin America), funded by the European Commission. The visit began with a meeting in Milan’s Urbanistica offices in which the importance of international cooperation was highlighted and...

Webinar 5: “Mobility Behaviour Change: Promoting Sustainable Travel Choices in Cities”

The use of private motorised vehicles in cities is responsible for a series of negative externalities, such as air and noise pollution, traffic congestion and traffic accidents, amongst others. In this regard, cities are increasingly adopting innovative policies and measures to disincentivise the use of private cars, and therefore, promote more active and sustainable mobility choices. Various measures and initiatives...

How Cities Achieve Sustainable Diets and Nutrition

After the success of the previous food policy training on governance in April, the second MUFPP and IURC webinar was held on 24 May 2022. The webinar presented how cities can promote sustainable diets, better consumption, and nutrition patterns in their communities through a variety of public services such as school canteens, child nutrition, and food assistance programmes. Cécile Michel,...

Join IURC at the World Urban Forum in Katowice

The International Urban and Regional Cooperation programme (previously IUC) financed under the Foreign Partnership Instrument (FPI) and the strategic support from the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG-REGIO) of the European Commission, has contributed to bring together cities and regions from across the globe to work jointly towards achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs), the New Urban Agenda (as...

Delegations from Almería and Extremadura, Spain, carry out study visits in Piura, Peru

Two Spanish delegations made up of three senior officials from the city of Almería and four directors of FUNDECYT-PCTEX from the region of Extremadura carried out their study visits to the city and region of Piura, within the framework of the International Program for Urban Cooperation and Regional in Latin America (IURC-LA), financed by the European Union. The Almería delegation...

North-West (Romania) – Mendoza (Argentina) Study Visit – May 16 to 18

PRESS NOTE North-West – Mendoza Study Visit – May 16 to 18 As part of the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Program (IURC Latin America), financed by the European Union, two senior officials from the Argentinian region of Mendoza developed a 3-day study visit to North-West Region, in Romania. The agenda included a visit to Cluj-Napoca, the main city of...