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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...

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 Mar del Plata – Genoa. September 29 to October 3, 2022

Within the framework of the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Program (IURC Latinoamérica,), financed by the European Commission, a delegation from the Argentine city of Mar del Plata, visited the city of Genoa, Italy, from September 29 to October 3, 2022. The Mar del Plata delegation was composed of Santiago Bonifatti (Secretary of Government of the Municipality), Lucia Bonifatti and...

Watch the video: IURC at IASP Seville

[embed]https://youtu.be/FxBkBCbyFkI[/embed] Link to video: https://youtu.be/FxBkBCbyFkI 24 delegates from Argentina, Finland, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Romania, and Spain, met on September 26th-29th at the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) in Seville, Spain —hosted by Cartuja Science & Technology Park, Seville. On September 26th, IURC-LA organized a side event for delegates to be able to exchange...

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...

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...

Watch the webinar video: “Mobility Behaviour Change: Promoting Sustainable Choices in Cities”

On May 19th, IURC Latin America held its 5th webinar about “Mobility Behaviour Change”. The event brought together international experts from ITDP Mexico, the municipality of Umea (Sweden), and the municipality of Parma (Italy), which introduced mobility behaviour change measures and initiatives, encouraging citizens to adopt active and sustainable mobility habits. The three panellists explored the relevance of behaviour change...

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...