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Join IURC at the World Urban Forum in Katowice

Arianna AmericoMay 24, 20223 min read

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…

IURC among the EU voluntary commitments to the New Urban Agenda

Arianna AmericoMay 3, 20224 min read

In the framework of the High-Level Meeting on the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda, the EU and its Member States pledged six commitments taking sustainable urban development forward and…

NOW OPEN! ERA-NET Cofund Urban Accessibility and Connectivity Sino-European call

Arianna AmericoFeb 24, 20223 min read

For this new ERA-NET Cofund Urban Accessibility and Connectivity (ENUAC) call, JPI Urban Europe and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) will address the urban mobility, accessibility, and…

IURC-China Thematic Cooperation Webinar on Sustainable Agriculture and Agri-food System

Keru FENGJun 24, 20225 min read

On 23 June 2022, as part of the IURC China thematic cluster working sessions, IURC-China organized a webinar on Sustainable Agriculture and Agri-food System. The webinar focused on policies, knowledge…

8th Thematic Webinar – Circular Food Waste Community Hubs: Preparing the Pilot Models for Circular Neighbourhoods

Siriwat PokrajenJun 24, 202212 min read

IURC cities engaged in Circular Food Waste Community Hubs discussions and recommendations for Southeast Asia cities The IURC Asia & Australasia’s 8th thematic webinar on 21 June 2022 attracted 134…

Study Visit Parma – Merida, June 22-24

Ramon ZamoraJun 24, 20222 min read

In the framework of the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Programme (IURC Latin America), funded by the European Union, a delegation of three officials from the Mexican city of Merida…

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Achieving Social and Economic Equity through Food System

Siriwat PokrajenJul 29, 20225 min read

The MUFPP & IURC has been running an Asia Pacific food policy training since March 2022, having covered two aspects of food policy: 1) Governance of Food System and 2)…

Rotterdam visits Busan and Sejong as the first study visit of the IURC EU-Korea partnerships

Pablo GandaraJul 19, 20225 min read

From 4-8 July 2022, Rotterdam visited South Korea as part of the IURC programme to connect with Busan, its partner city, and Sejong, whom it is expanding cooperation with outside…

Early success story from Asia & Australasia and much more

Siriwat PokrajenJul 12, 20229 min read

The exchange of knowledge and best practices between EU and non-EU cities in the Asian and Australasian geographical area has been dynamic. Since the start of 2022, the project team…

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IURC China Webinar | Regional Innovation & Smart Sustainable Specialisation Strategies

Keru FENGJun 6, 20225 min read

On 2 June 2022, IURC China has organised the cooperation networking webinar on the Regional Innovation & Smart Specialisation Strategies. The event involved 14 European and Chinese regions, which are…

Technology 4.0 & Industry 5.0 and Innovation for a Green and Digital Transition | IURC-China Cooperation Networking Webinar

Keru FENGMay 5, 20225 min read

The EU and China share the objective of sustainable green growth. Policies and investments are put in the position to support the innovation in green technologies and the transformation of…

Zoom-in China Series (IV): Opportunities from China’s Green Transition

Keru FENGApr 15, 20222 min read

IURC – China teamed up with EU SME Centre and co-organized a training session on 13 April 2022, which provided the participants with an overview of the key elements and…

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Study Visit Ancona – Guanajuato, June 30-July 2

Ramon ZamoraJul 2, 20223 min read

Within the framework of the International Program for Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC Latin America), financed by the European Union, a delegation of two officials from the Mexican city of…

Study Visit Parma – Merida, June 22-24

Ramon ZamoraJun 24, 20222 min read

In the framework of the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Programme (IURC Latin America), funded by the European Union, a delegation of three officials from the Mexican city of Merida…

Watch the webinar video: “Inclusive Recycling”

Ramon ZamoraJun 17, 20222 min read

(EN) On June 15th, IURC Latin America held its 6th webinar about “Inclusive Recycling”. The event brought together international experts from the municipalities of Fortaleza (Brazil) and Hermosillo (Mexico), as…

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Study Visit Barcelona Metropolitan Area, Spain in Boston and Northern Virginia, USA

Susana ArellanoAug 6, 20228 min read

25 – 29 April 2022 The visit from Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB), Spain, to Boston and Northern Virginia, USA, was the first between three cities/metro areas as part of the…

Study Visit Braga, Portugal to St. John’s, Canada

Susana ArellanoJul 23, 20223 min read

19 – 21 June 2022 The study visit kicked off with a reception by St. John´s Mayor to the delegation of Braga for an exchange of ideas and proposals for…

Early Success Story from IURC North America and Much More

Susana ArellanoJul 12, 20225 min read

The pairing between Braga, Portugal, and St. John’s, Canada, selected Urban Agriculture as one of their thematic areas of cooperation. During the study visit to St. John’s in June 2022,…

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