Tag: iurclatinamerica


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...

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...

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,...

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...

Study Visit Umeå – Punta Arenas, May 27-30

In the framework of the International Program for Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC Latin America), funded by the European Union, a delegation of three officials from the Chilean city of Punta Arenas, carried out a three-day study visit in the city of Umeå, from May 27 to 30, 2022. The presidents of the Sustainability (Nils Seye), Gender Equality (Charlotta Westerlund)...

Study Visit Debrecen – Hermosillo, May 26-30

In the framework of the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Programme (IURC Latin America), funded by the European Union, a delegation of three senior officials from the Mexican city of Hermosillo carried out a three-day study visit to the city of Debrecen, Hungary, on 26, 27 and 30 May 2022. The Deputy Mayor of Debrecen, Dr. Lajos Barca, received the...

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 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...

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...