Tag: iurc


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...

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 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...

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...

Study Visit Ancona – Guanajuato, June 30-July 2

Within the framework of the International Program for Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC Latin America), financed by the European Union, a delegation of two officials from the Mexican city of Guanajuato carried out a three-day study visit in the city of Ancona, Italy on July 30, 1 and 2, 2022. [caption id="attachment_29469" align="aligncenter" width="958"] Delegations of Ancona and Guanajuato[/caption] In...

Study Visit Parma – Merida, June 22-24

In the framework of the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Programme (IURC Latin America), funded by the European Union, a delegation of three officials from the Mexican city of Merida carried out a three-day study visit to the city of Parma, Italy between June 22-24 of 2022.   [caption id="attachment_28430" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Parma’s presentation about Governance Structure for Mobility[/caption] In...

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,...