Tag: webinar


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...

Webinar 6: “Inclusive Recycling”

We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the ”Inclusive Recycling” webinar. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Wednesday, June 15th at 09:00 CDT/16:00 CEST. The webinar will have a duration of 75 minutes and offer simultaneous interpretation in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The event will introduce...

Webinar 5: “Mobility Behaviour Change: Promoting Sustainable Travel Choices in Cities”

The use of private motorised vehicles in cities is responsible for a series of negative externalities, such as air and noise pollution, traffic congestion and traffic accidents, amongst others. In this regard, cities are increasingly adopting innovative policies and measures to disincentivise the use of private cars, and therefore, promote more active and sustainable mobility choices. Various measures and initiatives...

Watch the webinar: “Financing Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities” Part 2 – The role of development banks and private financing

On April 6th, IURC Latin America organised the second part of its webinar series on Financing green infrastructure for sustainable cities. This session focused on the role of development banks and private financing in reducing the infrastructure gap in cities while promoting low-carbon investments. Luciane Gorgulho, Head of Department of Urban Development Culture & Tourism for BNDES, presented different instruments...

WEBINAR: “Financing Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities” Part 2 – The role of development banks and private financing

We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the second part of the “Financing Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities" webinar series, on the role of development banks and private financing. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Wednesday, April 6th at 09:00 CDT/16:00 CEST. The webinar will have...

Watch the webinar: “Smart Strategies for equality and social inclusion”

https://youtu.be/_tHbPyQKVqo On December 9th, IURC Latin America held the webinar “Smart strategies for equality and social inclusion”. The webinar sought to introduce smart strategies and analyse how innovation and digitalization can promote an important shift in regional and urban planning towards more inclusive practices. The event included an introduction to smart strategies by Fernando Tomás Casado (Smart City Practice Manager, IDOM),...

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...

Watch the webinar: “Financing Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities and Regions”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMU5iejS8gc On November 17th, IURC Latin America held the first webinar of a series of 20. The event, about “Financing green infrastructure for sustainable cities and regions”, brought together international experts from WRI, AECID, and GIZ, that introduced green finance instruments to cities and regions interested in sustainable development, while highlighting the need to shift towards better investment strategies in...