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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...

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...

Puerto Montt and Piraeus carried out their first technical cooperation activity

The first technical cooperation activity was carried out between the cities of  Puerto Montt (Chile) and Piraeus (Greece), where an interesting experience of participatory urban planning was presented. In this knowledge transfer, many important topics were discussed such as: promotion of social participation through qualitative and quantitative tools, specific methodologies for working with indigenous communities and methods to achieve consensus...

Webinar: Smart Strategies for Equality and Social Inclusion

(EN) We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the webinar "Smart Strategies for Equality and Social Inclusion" organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Thursday, December 9th at 09:00 CDT/16:00 CEST. The webinar will have a duration of 1 hour.  The webinar seeks to introduce smart strategies and analyse how...

Bilateral meetings and ‘Partnerships Agreements’ between IURC Latin America cities and regions

Cities and regions participating in IURC Latin America successfully completed two rounds of bilateral meetings in which they talked about their common themes of interest. As a result, Partnerships Agreements are expected to be signed by the end of the month to officialise their collaborative work.