Tag: cities


Watch IURC LA’s webinar #11 on “Costal Cities & Blue Economy: Local experiences from Piraeus, Barranquilla and Genoa”

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPkGGJT20DQ[/embed] On January 25th , IURC Latin America held its eleventh webinar on "Costal Cities & Blue Economy". The event brought together international experts from Greece, Colombia, and Italy to discuss about the role of Coastal Cities and Blue Economy as a platform to generate social benefits, economic development, and environmental sustainability. The webinar began with the participation of Olivia...

Webinar 11. Costal Cities & Blue Economy: Local experiences from Piraeus, Barranquilla and Genoa

We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the “Costal Cities & Blue Economy: Local experiences from Piraeus, Barranquilla and Genoa” webinar. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Wednesday, January 25th at 09:00 CDT/16:00 CEST. The webinar will have a duration of 60 minutes and offer simultaneous...

Watch IURC LA’s webinar #10, on ‘Participatory Planning and Community Engagement’

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OKvA_S_7VA[/embed] On 12 December 2022, IURC Latin America held its tenth webinar on "Participatory Planning and Community Engagement". The event brought together international experts from Italy and Chile to discuss the role of participatory planning processes and how they build trust between the public, private and civil society sectors, as well as the people involved. The webinar started with the...

Mendoza – North West Development Region Study Visit –November 30th to December 2nd 2022

As part of the cooperation activities between the Province of Mendoza (Argentina) and the North-West Development Region (Romania), a delegation of two government officials from North-West carried out a study visit to Mendoza province (Argentina) from Wednesday, November 30th to Friday, December 2nd. During the study visit to Mendoza, the North-West delegation had the opportunity to learn first-hand about the...

IURC Latin America at 2nd IURC Annual Event in Brussels, Belgium

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIcxx7Z4Fjk[/embed] IURC Latin America delegates participated in the 2nd International Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC) Annual Event, which took place on November 7th and 8th, 2022 in Brussels, Belgium. The event was supported by the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments and the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission. After two years of implementation, the IURC programme...

Webinar 10: Participatory Planning & Community Engagement: Towards More Socially Inclusive Cities

We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the “Participatory Planning & Community Engagement: Towards More Socially Inclusive Cities” webinar. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Monday, December 12th at 09:00 CDT/16:00 CEST. The webinar will have a duration of 60 minutes and offer simultaneous interpretation in...

Watch webinar #9 on ‘Gender and Planning’

On 21 November 2022, IURC Latin America held its ninth webinar on "Gender & Planning". The event brought together international experts from Uruguay, Mexico and Sweden to discuss the role of planning in inclusive and/or exclusive dynamics. The webinar began with the participation of Adriana Goni (Professor, Resilience and Sustainability Department, University of Uruguay) and Jimena Abraham (architect Coordinator of...

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...

Study visit of Rome to Bandung City

25-28 October 2022 Through the IURC programme, Rome (Italy) conducted a study visit to Bandung City (Indonesia) from October 25 to 28, 2022. The delegation consisted of four officials, led by Mr. Raffaele Barbato, Director of the Strategic Planning and National Plan for Recovery and Resilience (PNRR) Department – Municipality of Rome. Representatives from other organisations joined the study visit,...

Towards Sustainable Cities and Regions – IURC Latin America regional event in Barranquilla, Colombia – Oct 20-21, 2022

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbYe_b7ci6U[/embed] Link to video: https://youtu.be/SbYe_b7ci6U Barranquilla, the capital of the Atlantic region in Colombia, hosted an IURC Latin America regional event on October 20-21, 2022. The event brought together 40 delegates from 12 cities and 3 regions of Europe and Latin America, as well as representatives of international and local organizations, such as the World Resources Institute and Fundación Gilberto...