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The overall objective of IURC China Programme is to lead and develop urban and regional cooperation between the EU and China. The activities are twofold: sustainable urban development and innovation.
The Component 1 supports cities from both sides to develop approaches and implement solutions to common urban challenges.
And the Component 2 supports a limited number of Chinese and EU regions/provinces – to be understood as sub-national entities – to develop and implement innovation actions for regional and local development cooperation and investments on a mutual benefit basis.
“IUC Asia has achieved to create a network, a community, if I may say a family, of European and Chinese regional authorities, non-state and state actors, public and private friends and colleagues. It has inspired great willingness and commitment of cities from the EU and from China to work together on pertinent subjects, focus on sustainable urbanization and act as real partners in times of pandemic. IURC China will further nurture this solid foundation, excel the quality of city and now also regional partnerships and elevate the cooperation to the next level by involving a strong dimension of innovation.”– MS. ALEXANDRA LEHMANN, ATTACHÉ, FOREIGN POLICY INSTRUMENTS, EUROPEAN UNION, DELEGATION TO THE P.R. OF CHINA
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NCI Bologna and Yangzhou Met to Prepare for Green Design Centre and Academic Cooperations
On 13th December 2022, officials from Nuovo Circondario Imolese of Bologna (Italy) and Yangzhou (China) participated in an online working session to develop substantive cooperation areas between the cities. NCI,…
IURC-China Team Visits Bari, Italy
IURC-China team made a fruitful study visit to the city of Bari on 28-29 November 2022. The technical visits aimed at meeting the key mayor´s administration and technical staff, understanding…
IURC China Lazio Region – Zhengzhou City 2nd Working Session
On 03rd November, the Lazio region (Italy) and Zhengzhou city (China) undertook the second follow-up meeting as part of the IURC-China cooperation working sessions in Sustainable Agriculture and Agri-Food System.…
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