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Key highlights from the IURC Networking Event at WUF11

Arianna AmericoJul 8, 20227 min read

The World Urban Forum is the premier global conference on sustainable urbanization where all key actors from the quadruple helix meet to transform our cities for a better urban future.…

IURC and its take on International Approaches to Regional Development

Arianna AmericoJun 21, 20222 min read

To provide an insight on the future of Regional Development outside of Europe, the IURC programme shared several examples of best practices in terms of international cooperation which contributed to…

Brainstorming on International Urban Cooperation with Eurocities

Arianna AmericoJun 20, 20223 min read

34 city practitioners gathered in Espoo during the Eurocities annual conference for an IURC side event (8 June) and speed-networking session (10 June) to brainstorm on their international cooperation experience,…

Key highlights from the IURC Networking Event at WUF11

Arianna AmericoJul 8, 20227 min read

The World Urban Forum is the premier global conference on sustainable urbanization where all key actors from the quadruple helix meet to transform our cities for a better urban future.…

IURC Latin America at WUF11

Ramon ZamoraJul 7, 20224 min read

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,…

Study Visit Ancona – Guanajuato, June 30-July 2

Ramon ZamoraJul 2, 20223 min read

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…

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Multistakeholder partnership on flood management between Kochi, Messina and key academic institutions

Siriwat PokrajenAug 16, 20223 min read

The Kochi-Messina city-to-city cooperation on flood management as part of the EU funded IURC programme is enabling the cities to ‘learn from each other, set ambitious targets, forge lasting partnerships,…

1st MUFPP Asia Pacific Regional Forum with support from EU

Siriwat PokrajenAug 11, 20225 min read

With support from the European Union, the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) Secretariat, the City of Bandung, and the University of Parahyangan co-organised the 1st MUFPP Asia Pacific Regional…

Ranchi and Patna visit Reggio Emilia

Siriwat PokrajenAug 1, 20224 min read

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…

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Early Success Story from IURC China and Much More

Keru FENGJul 13, 20225 min read

In IURC-China, the European and Chinese pilot cities and regions are facing similar challenges in urban transformation, industrial upgrading and environmental sustainability, albeit in varying social and economic contexts. They…

IURC-China Thematic Cooperation Webinar on Sustainable Agriculture and Agri-food System

Keru FENGJun 24, 20225 min read

On 23 June 2022, as part of the IURC China thematic cluster working sessions, IURC-China organized a webinar on Sustainable Agriculture and Agri-food System. The webinar focused on policies, knowledge…

Zoom-in Europe (I): Regional Innovation & Smart Sustainable Specialisation Strategies in the EU

Keru FENGJun 13, 20222 min read

IURC-China successfully organized the first “Zoom-in Europe” online training session “Regional Innovation in the EU”, on Thursday 02 June 2022. The online training session aims to bring together urban and…

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Early Success Story from IURC Latin America and Much More

Ramon ZamoraJul 12, 20227 min read

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…

A delegation from Paraná State, Brazil carried out its study visit in Silesia, Poland

Ramon ZamoraJul 12, 20224 min read

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…

IURC Latin America at WUF11

Ramon ZamoraJul 7, 20224 min read

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,…

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Ottawa Waste Management & Circular Economy Networking Event

Susana ArellanoAug 16, 20222 min read

IURC NA, in partnership with the City of Ottawa and the EU-funded project Reducing Plastic Waste in Canada, held on June 2nd and 3rd, 2022, the Waste Management & Circular Economy…

Study Visit Madrid, Spain in San Diego, USA

Susana ArellanoAug 12, 20224 min read

31 May – 2 June 2022 Three delegates from Madrid, Spain, traveled to San Diego, USA, to complete their first study visit to learn best practices and share challenges on:…

Study Visit Bergamo and Rimini, Italy in Aurora, USA

Susana ArellanoAug 9, 20225 min read

23 – 25 May 2022 The cities of Bergamo and Rimini, Italy, undertook their first study visit as part of the IURC program in Aurora, Illinois, in the US. The…

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