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December 6, 2019

Training on Climate Action in GWANGJU, Korea

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November 6, 2019

Korea: IUC – ICEC Joint Workshop in GWANGJU

Korea: IUC – ICEC Joint Workshop in Gwangju
Nearly 40 experts from Korean and other Asian cities participated in the second climate action workshop organised by the IUC in cooperation with the ICEC in GWANGJU on 5th and 6th November 2019. Whereas module 1 (2018) and 2 (2019) focused on mitigation (GHG BEI, target setting, etc.) and adaptation (RVAs, Green Infrastructure, NBS, etc.), [...]

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June 27, 2019

Korea: Training on mitigation & technologies in GWANGJU

Korea: Training on mitigation & technologies in Gwangju
In cooperation with the ICEC (International Climate & Environment Centre) and the GWANGJU Metropolitan City, the IUC project held a training on energy and climate change in GWANGJU, Republic of Korea. The event was opened by H.E. Michael Reiterer, Ambassador of the EU,  who also visited the headquarter of the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) [...]

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March 18, 2018

Training in GWANGJU, Republic of Korea

Training in Gwangju, Republic of Korea
The IUC ASIA organised the training event City Energy and Climate Action – How to set Targets and Develop a Plan with the International Climate and Environment Center in GWANGJU, Korea, on 16 March 2018. Documentation Agenda_City Energy and Climate Action GWANGJU_VF 00 IUC Asia_10keyprinciples 01 GCoM Presentation 16MAR2018 02_Green Climate Fund 03_Korean Environment Institute 04_UCLG ASPAC 05 [...]

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December 8, 2020

Review Meeting on Korean Progress in Global Climate Change and Local Actions

Review Meeting on Korean Progress in Global Climate Change and Local Actions
Today, the IUC team organised a meeting with experts of the European Union’s Foreign Policy Instruments in Asia to take stock of climate action in Korea at national and local level. The meeting was attended by Patrick Polacsek and Sunmi Lee from the EU Delegation to Korea as well as by Alexandra Lehmann and Michel [...]

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November 25, 2020

Korea: DG ENER and IUC Team Participate in 3rd International Forum on Renewable Energy

Korea: DG ENER and IUC Team Participate in 3rd International Forum on Renewable Energy
Today, the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission (ENER) and the IUC Asia team participated in the 3rd International Forum on Renewable Energy, on the topic of Green Energy and New-Deal Industry of GWANGJU and Jeonnam (GWANGJU Metropolitan City and Jeonnam Province, Republic of Korea). The hosts of the hybrid online and offline conference [...]

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October 5, 2020

IUC Team participates at UNESCAP Meeting on “Response and Recovery: Asia-Pacific Cities on the Front Lines of COVID-19′

IUC Team participates at UNESCAP Meeting on “Response and Recovery: Asia-Pacific Cities on the Front Lines of COVID-19′
The IUC team participated in the experts meeting that aimed to identify and discuss sustainable approaches to support Asia-Pacific cities to build back better from COVID-19. The meeting featured around 50 participants from Asia-Pacific states, cities, stakeholders, development partners and experts.  The interactive discussion provided inputs to the development of a new ESCAP discussion paper [...]

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April 9, 2020

Korea – IUC participates at GCoM Stakeholders Call

Korea – IUC participates at GCoM Stakeholders Call
The IUC project participated in a stakeholders’ call of the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) organised by ICLEI Korea, which holds the national GCoM Secretariat. At the event the projet team, presented a progress report on the IUC support to the GCoM implementation in Korea. This can be summarised as: Current Status (April 2020) Successfully [...]

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March 27, 2020

EU and Asian Cities Online Exchange on Local Responses to the Corona Crisis

EU and Asian Cities Online Exchange on Local Responses to the Corona Crisis
Due to the corona crisis and the high interest from EU and Asian cities to identify the added value of international cooperation for disaster preparedness at local level, the IUC project launched an online exchange session. The team explained the link of the EU Urban Agenda to the current crisis and the EU support to [...]

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January 30, 2020

Asian Cities

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October 15, 2019

Cluster Meeting on Circular Economy at the APUF (Penang)

Cluster Meeting on Circular Economy at the APUF (Penang)
Practitioners from China, Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia and Europe gathered during the Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF) to discuss about the development of circular economy solutions in their cities. Rudolf Niessler, Principal Advisor, DG for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission, introduced the objectives of the session, mainly to focus on ideas and experiences from several IUC [...]

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April 13, 2019

Korea: Adaptation Workshop at the NAP Expo 2019 in Incheon

Korea: Adaptation Workshop at the NAP Expo 2019 in Incheon
As part of the outreach activities, the IUC team participated in the NAP Expo 2019. Dr. Sang In KANG, IUC Korea Coordinator, participated in the session “Enhancing adaptation planning and financing at the local level”. The session was organised by the UN Capacity Development Fund (CDF) and the Korean Adaptation Center for Climate Change (KACCC), [...]

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March 30, 2019

Korea: IUC participates at KECO annual training workshop on Local GHG Inventory

Korea: IUC participates at KECO annual training workshop on Local GHG Inventory
The IUC team participated in Busan at the KECO annual training workshop on Local GHG Inventory with 69 districts, cities and counties from 6 metropolitan cities and 9 provinces including Seoul. The event included more than 100 participants from 65 local governments. The objective of the mission was to enhance the attended local government officers’ [...]

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February 9, 2018

Stakeholders Meeting of the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) in South East Asia

A stakeholders meeting of the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) in South East Asia took place back-to-back to the World Urban Forum (WUF) in Kuala Lumpur. The meeting was attended by: Natividad Lorenzo, European Union, Foreign Policy Instrument (FPI) Paolo Bertoldi, European Commission, Joint Reserach Centre JRC Shannon McDaniels, Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) Secretariat [...]

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November 10, 2017

IUC Global Event in Brussels

IUC Global Event in Brussels
IUC Global Event in Brussels The IUC programme held its 1st city-to-city global event. For this purpose, the IUC Asia project mobilised the participation of over 50 delegates from China, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia. The event was opened by Hilde Hardeman, Director of the European Commission’s Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI) [...]

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September 15, 2017

Meetings with Local Authorities in Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam

Meetings with Local Authorities in Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam

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