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A delegation from Naples, Italy carried out its study visit to Manaus, Brazil

As part of the cooperation activities between Naples (Italy) and Manaus (Brazil), a delegation of officials from the city of Naples carried out their study visit to the city of Manaus. During this 3-day study visit, the representatives of Naples were guided by the Manaus representatives through strategic locations: the first day started with a boat trip along the Negro...

Watch IURC-LA webinar #8: “Urban Commons, Experiences from Naples, São Paulo, and Manaus”

On October 28th, IURC Latin America held its 8th webinar about “Urban Commons”. The event brought together international experts from the municipalities of Naples (Italy) and Manaus (Brazil), the University of Salerno (Italy), as well as the Instituto Procomum (Brazil). The webinar started with an introduction of the management of commons in Naples, followed by a more detailed reflection on...

Watch the webinar: “Urban Agriculture”

(EN) On September 13th, IURC Latin America held its 7th webinar about “Urban Agriculture”. The event brought together international experts from the municipality of Rome (Italy), the Politecnico di Milano (Italy), as well as an expert on urban agriculture from Brazil. The webinar introduced different aspects of urban agriculture and the potential of promoting bottom-up approaches to empower citizens and...

Early Success Story from IURC Latin America and Much More

As part of the cooperation activities between the Silesian Voivodeship (Poland) and the State of Paraná (Brazil), the regions have found technology transfer and joint R&D&I as opportunities to promote cooperation between their respective institutions and companies in sectors such as automotive, aviation, environment, health, ICT, mining and sanitation. Both regions consider technology as the supporting tool for their regional...

A delegation from Paraná State, Brazil carried out its study visit in Silesia, Poland

As part of the cooperation activities between the Silesian Voivodeship (Poland) and the State of Paraná (Brazil), a delegation of 2 senior officials from Paraná carried out their 3-day study visit in the Silesian Voivodeship from June 23rd through June 29th, 2022. In the meantime, delegates from both regions participated in UN Habitat’s World Urban Forum to expand their network...

IURC Latin America at WUF11

Delegates from 15 cities and regions participating in the International Urban and Regional Cooperation programme (IURC) Latin America met from June 26-28 at UN Habitat's World Urban Forum in Katowice, Poland. [caption id="attachment_28742" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Delegates learned pathways to shareable solutions to transform their cities and regions.[/caption] IURC Latin America members were able to share their experiences so far with...

Watch the webinar video: “Inclusive Recycling”

(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 well as a representative of the WIEGO network. The webinar introduced inclusive recycling and the potential of integrating the empowerment of vulnerable women with sustainable practices that incorporate technology and...

Study Visit of delegates from Fortaleza (Brazil) in Essen (Germany), June 7-10

A delegation of 3 representatives from Fortaleza undertook a 3-days Study Visit in Essen. 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 two cities cooperate on circular economy and waste management, particularly on the reduction of solid waste, the improvement of recycling practices,...

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...

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...