Tag: mobility


IURC Latin America at 2nd IURC Annual Event in Brussels, Belgium

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIcxx7Z4Fjk[/embed] IURC Latin America delegates participated in the 2nd International Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC) Annual Event, which took place on November 7th and 8th, 2022 in Brussels, Belgium. The event was supported by the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments and the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission. After two years of implementation, the IURC programme...

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...

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...

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...

Ranchi and Patna visit Reggio Emilia

Two delegates from the Indian city of Ranchi and one delegate from the Indian city of Patna visited Reggio Emilia (Italy) from the 20th to 23rd of June 2022. The delegation included: Mr. Mukesh Kumar (IAS), Municipal Commissioner, Ranchi Municipal CorporationMr. Amit Kumar (IAS), CEO, Ranchi Smart City & Director, State Urban Development Agency, JharkhandMr. Ravi Kumar, Team Lead Revenue...

Early success story from Asia & Australasia and much more

The exchange of knowledge and best practices between EU and non-EU cities in the Asian and Australasian geographical area has been dynamic. Since the start of 2022, the project team has provided support to the ongoing discussions between cities and organised a series of webinars on topics such as innovation precincts, flood management and food policy, involving almost 500 people...

Sofia and Semarang work on urban mobility systems

The IURC programme organised a study visit for delegates from Sofia, Bulgaria, to Semarang City, Indonesia, from 28 June to 1 July 2022. The delegation consisted of three officials, led by Ms Iva Vylkova, Advisor to Deputy Mayor of Sofia City. Two other governmental organisations joined the programme, namely SOfia GREEN" - a project of Sofia Municipality, represented by Ms...