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A delegation from North-East, Romania carried out its study visit in Atlántico, Colombia

As part of the cooperation activities between North-East (Romania) and Atlántico (Colombia), two officials from the North-East Regional Development Agency carried out their 3-day study visit in Atlántico from October 17th through October 19th, 2022. Both regions cooperate to identify investment opportunities based on S3 priority areas and share best practices on performing cluster management organizations to boost their economic...

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...

A delegation from Málaga, Anci-Lazio, and Barranquilla carried out a study visit to the city of Santiago de Cali, Colombia

Within the framework of the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Programme IURC Latin America, a delegation from Málaga (Spain), Anci-Lazio (Italy), and Barranquilla (Colombia) carried out a two-day study visit to the city of Santiago de Cali (Colombia), from October 24 to October 25, 2022. Among other topics, they had the opportunity to discuss their public policy known as “Eco...

Study Visit Coimbra – Valle del Cauca, July 4-6, 2022

A delegation from Valle del Cauca, Colombia carried out its study visit in Coimbra, Portugal As part of the cooperation activities between Coimbra (Portugal) and Valle del Cauca (Colombia), a delegation of three members from Valle del Cauca regional government and ProPacífico, carried out their study visit in Coimbra from July 4th through July 6th, 2022. The regions seek to...

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...

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...

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 from Coimbra, Portugal carried out their study visit in Valle del Cauca, Colombia

As part of the cooperation activities between the regions of Coimbra (Portugal) and Valle del Cauca (Colombia), a delegation of 13 members from Coimbra, mostly comprised of municipal authorities and mayors, carried out their study visit to Valle del Cauca on March 28th through March 30th, 2022. Both regions seek to exchange knowledge and good practices to boost their economic...

Public officials from cities and regions of Europe and Latin America shared their experiences about Digitalization and Innovation

https://youtu.be/zakUSi81i3E Last week 6 cities and 3 regions of Latin America and Europe participated in Smart City Expo Curitiba 2022, the most important event in Brazil on digitization and innovation. Delegates shared best practices and lessons learned about digitalization, plus they strengthened their networks. On March 23, 2022, public officials from 6 cities and 3 regions of Europe and Latin...

The city of Hermosillo shared its experience developing and implementing its Green Infrastructure Manual with Debrecen

The city of Hermosillo, Mexico, shared its experience developing and implementing its Green Infrastructure Manual with the city of Debrecen, Hungary, with the participation of the city of São Paulo, Brazil, and Piraeus, Greece. Download the presentation here: https://lnkd.in/eMYy742G The Green Infrastructure Manual seeks to reduce air pollution and improve water quality and living conditions for several species. The 3...