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Join the Urban Transitions Mission

Anthony ColcloughOct 24, 20221 min read

Would your city like to bring global attention to your urban transformation activities? Are you interested in sharing and accelerating your net-zero approach with an initial cohort of 50 cities…

Apply Now! Pilot Project “REGIONS2030: Monitoring the SDGs in the EU regions – Filling the data gaps”

Arianna AmericoSep 12, 20223 min read

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is inviting European regions to express their interest to contribute to the Pilot Project “REGIONS2030: Monitoring the SDGs in the EU regions – Filling the…

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.…

Chennai in Trier: Academic Exchange on Renewable Energy and Waste Management

Siriwat PokrajenNov 25, 20222 min read

The visit of Chennai delegates to Trier, Germany, kicked off at the city hall where the mayor of Trier, Mr. Wolfram Leibe, gave a warm welcome and discussed his city’s…

Watch webinar #9 on ‘Gender and Planning’

Ramon ZamoraNov 24, 20222 min read

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…

Sofia and Sejong sign MOU to deepen cooperation during IURC study visit

David ZellerNov 23, 20228 min read

A delegation from Sejong visited Rotterdam and Sofia between 6-11 November 2022 via the EU-funded IURC programme. Sejong is partnered with Sofia in the project with a focus on new…

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New Zealand: Christchurch delegation mets counterparts in Brussels, Malaga and Vitoria-Gasteiz

Pablo GandaraNov 26, 20224 min read

A delegation of four delegates from Christchurch City Council institutions supported by Prof. Paul Dalziel from Lincoln University – who coordinates IURC activities in New Zealand – participated in a…

Sofia and Sejong sign MOU to deepen cooperation during IURC study visit

David ZellerNov 23, 20228 min read

A delegation from Sejong visited Rotterdam and Sofia between 6-11 November 2022 via the EU-funded IURC programme. Sejong is partnered with Sofia in the project with a focus on new…

Brisbane in Barcelona: Urban Transformation through the Olympics

David ZellerNov 22, 20225 min read

A delegation led by Brisbane’s Deputy Mayor Krista Adams implemented a working visit to Barcelona from 2 – 4 November 2022. Last year, the Olympic committee awarded Brisbane to host…

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IURC China Lazio Region – Zhengzhou City 2nd Working Session

Keru FENGNov 21, 20223 min read

On 03rd November, the Lazio region (Italy) and Zhengzhou city (China) undertook the second follow-up meeting as part of the IURC-China cooperation working sessions in Sustainable Agriculture and Agri-Food System.…

IURC Annual Event Brings IURC-China Cities and Regions Closer Together towards Cooperative Leadership

Keru FENGNov 17, 20226 min read

On the 7th and 8th of November, IURC-China city and region representatives met in Brussels at the IURC Annual Event 2022. The delegates exchanged their urban/regional development experiences, found solutions…

IURC China Cooperation Webinar: Urban Renewal and Renovation Wave

Keru FENGNov 7, 20224 min read

In IURC cities, both in Europe and China, urban renewal has become the major approach to meet the increasing demand of residents for urban space and facilities without the expenses…

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Watch webinar #9 on ‘Gender and Planning’

Ramon ZamoraNov 24, 20222 min read

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…

Study Visit of Ancona in Guanajuato, Mexico, Oct 30 – Nov 2

Ramon ZamoraNov 16, 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 three officials from the Italian city…

A delegation from North-East, Romania carried out its study visit in Atlántico, Colombia

Ramon ZamoraNov 9, 20224 min read

As part of the cooperation activities between North-East (Romania) and Atlántico (Colombia), two officials from the North-East Regional Development Agency carried out their 3-day study visit in Atlántico from October…

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Study Visit Aurora, USA, in Bergamo and Rimini, Italy

IURC North AmericaNov 15, 20228 min read

20 – 24 June 2022 The cities of Bergamo and Rimini, Italy, and Aurora, USA, undertook their second study visit as part of the IURC program. Two delegates from each city…

Study Visit & WUF11 Metropolitan Kansas City, USA in Metropolis GZM, Poland

Karen ClawsonOct 31, 20226 min read

29 June – 1 July 2022 Last year, Climate Action KC joined the European Union’s International Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC) program and was matched with an EU counterpart region as part of…

Ottawa Waste Management & Circular Economy Networking Event

IURC North AmericaAug 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…

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