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  • Webinar

July, 21st

Thursday, 21 July 2022 9:00-10:00 a.m. CEST | 2.00-3:00 p.m. Bangkok   Check your local time here.   Registration: https://bit.ly/Food21JulySEE   The MUFPP & IURC Asia Pacific Food Policy Training is a series of 6 webinars developed by the MUFPP Secretariat and the IURC programme to enrich the knowledge of Asia Pacific cities on food policy development.   Following the third category of the Milan Pact, Social & Economic Equity, the webinar will present how cities address inequality and poverty related to...
Thursday, 21 July 2022 9:00-10:00 a.m. CEST | 2.00-3:00 p.m. Bangkok   Check your local time here.   Registration: https://bit.ly/Food21JulySEE   The...
  • Conference

June, 27th - 29th

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 extended voluntary commitment from the European Union), the Urban Agenda for the EU or the European Cohesion Policy objectives. The World...
The International Urban and Regional Cooperation programme (previously IUC) financed under the Foreign Partnership Instrument (FPI) and the strategic support...
  • Webinar

June, 23rd

According to the International Transport Forum public transport buses and trains can release up to a fifth of CO2 emissions per passenger-Km than ride-hailing and about a third of a private vehicle. A strong and well-integrated public transport network can also help provide equal access to jobs, education, services and other economic opportunities, particularly to those without private vehicles. Space Investing in public transport is one of the most effective measures to reduce transports’ emissions and bring cities closer to...
According to the International Transport Forum public transport buses and trains can release up to a fifth of CO2 emissions...
  • Webinar

June, 23rd

BACKGROUND   Both the EU and China are facing three major challenges in the agricultural sector. First, food security challenge: the EU is part of the global food system, whereas China has a daunting task to feed 22% of the world's population with 9% of the world's arable land. Second, environmental challenges such as soil degradation, water shortages, biodiversity loss and climate change. And third, high degree of urbanization: 75% of the Europe population lives in cities in and 64% in...
BACKGROUND   Both the EU and China are facing three major challenges in the agricultural sector. First, food security challenge:...
  • Webinar

June, 21st

Tuesday, 21 June 2022 09:00 – 11:00 CEST | 15:00 – 17:00 MYT | 16:00 – 18:00 JST   Check your local time here.   In our first thematic webinar Circular City Hubs: Improving Thriving, Liveable, Resilient Urban Centres on 14 December 2021,  participating IURC cities identified cities as centres for innovation hubs. The outcome of the webinar resulted in 13 IURC cities from 9 countries (Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, Finland, New Zealand, Portugal) completing a circular economy cluster spreadsheet for an inclusive stock take....
Tuesday, 21 June 2022 09:00 – 11:00 CEST | 15:00 – 17:00 MYT | 16:00 – 18:00 JST   Check your local...
  • Webinar

June, 2nd

BACKGROUND   In the past two decades, regional innovation development policies have been widely discussed and implemented throughout the world. It is essential for the national and local governments to develop a strong innovation ecosystem, and react to the growing challenges of societies. Nowadays active circulation of know-how and innovation significantly contributes to the regional development and quality of life of the people.   The EU has implemented the Regional Innovation Strategy (RIS) since 2002 to enable sustainable, inclusive, and...
BACKGROUND   In the past two decades, regional innovation development policies have been widely discussed and implemented throughout the world....
  • Webinar

May, 24th

24th May 2022 9:00-10:00 a.m. CEST | 2.00-3:00 p.m. Bangkok Check your local time here.   The MUFPP & IURC Asia Pacific Food Policy Training is a series of 6 webinars developed by the MUFPP Secretariat and the IURC programme to enrich the knowledge of Asia Pacific cities on food policy development.   Following the second category of the Milan Pact, Sustainable Diets & Nutrition, the webinar will present how cities can promote sustainable diets, better consumptions and nutrition patterns in...
24th May 2022 9:00-10:00 a.m. CEST | 2.00-3:00 p.m. Bangkok Check your local time here.   The MUFPP & IURC Asia...
  • Webinar

April, 29th

Background Europe has experienced four industrial revolutions, each of which involved technology and innovation. The undergoing industry 4.0 (initiated in Germany in 2011) associated with key technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, nanotechnology, quantum computing, biotechnology and artificial intelligence (AI) is affecting a wide range of sectors. In 2021, the European Commission called for the Fifth Industrial Revolution (Industry 5.0), which aims beyond efficiency and productivity for research and innovation-driven transition to a sustainable, human-centric and resilient...
Background Europe has experienced four industrial revolutions, each of which involved technology and innovation. The undergoing industry 4.0 (initiated in...
  • Training

April, 13th

BACKGROUND In recent years, China has made significant efforts to promote sustainable development and environment-friendly technologies. From 2016 to 2020, the country doubled its investment in clean energy research, and strongly promoted a human-centred, smart approach of ‘new-type urbanisation’. In China, many industries and sectors are developing very rapidly, including digital technologies, green technologies for sustainable cities, green energy, smart transport and services, financial services, medical technologies, and elderly care. In 2020, China finally pledged to reach carbon emissions by...
BACKGROUND In recent years, China has made significant efforts to promote sustainable development and environment-friendly technologies. From 2016 to 2020,...
  • Webinar

April, 5th

After the success of the introductory webinar of the Asia Pacific Food Policy Training, we’re happy to invite you to the first webinar dedicated to the governance of the food system. It will take place on Tuesday, 5th April 2022, 9:00-10:00 a.m. CEST / 4:00-5:00 p.m. Seoul / 8:00-9:00 p.m. Wellington.   Registration: https://bit.ly/FoodPolicyTraining.   The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Secretariat in partnership with the IURC programme of the European Union is organising an online training on urban food policy through a series...
After the success of the introductory webinar of the Asia Pacific Food Policy Training, we’re happy to invite you to the...
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