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A delegation from Opolskie, Poland carried out its study visit in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

As part of the cooperation activities between the Province of Tierra del Fuego (Argentina) and the Opolskie Voivodeship Region (Poland), a delegation of three government officials from Opolskie carried out a study visit to Tierra del Fuego province (Argentina) from Monday, November 14th to Wednesday, November 16th. During the study visit to Tierra del Fuego, Opolskie’s delegation had the opportunity to...

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...

Study Visit of Ancona in Guanajuato, Mexico, Oct 30 – Nov 2

Within the framework of the International Program for Urban and Regional Cooperation - IURC Latin America, financed by the European Union, a delegation of three officials from the Italian city of Ancona carried out a three-day study visit in the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, between October 30th and November 2nd, 2022. During the last few months, both cities had been...

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...

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...

A delegation from Piura, Peru carried out its study visit in Extremadura, Spain

As part of the cooperation activities between Extremadura (Spain) and Piura (Peru), a delegation of 5 officials from Piura Regional Government, University of Piura (UDEP) and the Center for Studies for the Prevention and Correction of Abdominal Diseases (CEPCEA) carried out their study visit in Extremadura from September 29th through October 4th, 2022. During this 4-day study visit, the Foundation...

A delegation from Chihuahua State, Mexico carried out its study visit in Cantabria, Spain

As part of the cooperation activities between Cantabria (Spain) and the State of Chihuahua (Mexico), a delegation of 4 senior officials from Chihuahua carried out its 3-day study visit in Cantabria from September 21st through September 23rd, 2022. This study visit was initiated with an institutional meeting between the Secretary of Innovation and Economic Development of the Chihuahua State Government,...

Study Visit Central Macedonia – La Libertad, July 11-13, 2022

A delegation from La Libertad, Peru carried out its study visit in Central Macedonia, Greece As part of the cooperation activities between Central Macedonia (Greece) and La Libertad (Peru), the Regional Governor and a high-ranking official from La Libertad carried out their study visit in Central Macedonia from July 11th through July 13th, 2022. During the study visit, regional delegates...

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,...