EU-Asia/China “Thematic Cluster Virtual Open House 2020” The IUC Asia project will stage an Open House event to showcase activities implemented within the thematic clusters. The target audience consists of stakeholders interested in the city-to-city cooperation between European and Chinese counterparts. When? Wednesday, 18th of November, 8:30-12:00 (CET) Where? Zoom The project team and involved […]
The webinar series presents the main challenges that blockchain technology represents for cities and debates how to cooperate in order to find common solutions and/or the exchange of information or research in joint venture projects. The idea is to show the actual framework and state-of-the-art of blockchain in the participating cities. 3RD Granada Webinars 2020 […]
Overview The city of Granada was granted with a competitive fund from the IUC Asia programme to run three thematic webinars on Smart City, Circular Economy and Biotech, with a common point of view: how to use blockchain technologies in their respective fields. But also, there is another result from this project, the creation of […]
The IUC team will participate at the 2nd Energy Internet International Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit. Description (from the organiser EIRI) With the goal of building an international industrial technology innovation system for the Energy Internet, we will gather global innovation and entrepreneurship resources such as industry leaders, well-known universities, well-known incubators, and investment institutions at […]
Countries across the world share a common interest in promoting a human-centred and environmentally-friendly urban development model that delivers clean, resource-efficient, socially fair, smart cities. The EU has increasingly supported actions in this field on a global scale including the International Urban Cooperation programme, IUC (2017-2020). The IUC has established a number of thematic networks for […]
The IUC Webinar takes place on 13.10.2020 from 09:30 – 11:00 CET. Please register here: https://europa.eu/regions-and-cities/programme/sessions/1069_en
This stakeholder consultation webinar will enable representatives from government, private sector, research, and civil society to dialogue with experts from European cities and organisations on the subject matter. Participants will also explore how city-to-city cooperation with European pairs will support the transition of Penang to a circular city. It will include opening remarks by Welcome […]
Based on the recent initiative of the Malaysian Government to introduce a Circular Economy Roadmap (CER) for plastics by end 2020, the stakeholder consultations aims at supporting stakeholders, including state governments, private sector, research and civil society (quadruple helix), in taking a unified and collective approach towards a sustainable, circular economic system and an inclusive […]
EU-China Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Change online session with Chinese and European Experts
Annual gathering of IUC regional representatives and city delegates to share experiences and best practices.
The EU city delegation will fly to Haikou for some field visits after the circular economy event in Nanjing.
The EU-China Circular Economy Development Forum will be held in Nanjing in October 20, with participants from governments, businesses, universities and institutions discussing and sharing experiences and best practices in this field.
The Seventh Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-7) will be held from 15-17 October 2019 in Penang, Malaysia. Held every 4-5 years since the first APUF was held in Bangkok in 1993, the Forum is the largest regional gathering of urban stakeholders, engaging policymakers from local and national governments, financial institutions, civil society, the academia, the urban […]
The 2019 EU-China Green and Smart City Summit & EU-China Green and Smart City Awards in Nanning is hosted by the China Centre for Urban Development (CCUD), the Foundation Prospective and Innovation together with Guangxi Provincial Government. It’s the fourth event following three events in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Ningbo. In the past three events, totally 300 […]
In 26 September 2019, Yantai Laoshan District will hold an Unveiling Ceremony of the Yantai China-Europe (Italy) Industry Park. Date: 26 September Location: Laishan District, Yantai city Introduction of the Park: At present, the first draft of the implementation plan of the park has been formed. The Park will be constructed in Laishan Economic Development […]
The EU city delegation to China in 2019 will have a follow-up visit to Liuzhou (after the fact-finding trip there in the past June), pilot city of China in 2018 for targeted field visits and meetings. This trip will focus on the two new districts Liudong New District and North Ecological New District. Targeted fields: […]
The second mission of EU city delegation to China in 2019 will visit Guangzhou to establish relations with the fast-growing coastal city and tap the potential of linking to EU partners. Schedule: Work meetings with local government and clusters Field visits to development zone, industrial park and businesses
[embeddoc url=”https://www.iuc-asia.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/GCoM-APFSD-Networking-Event-Announcement-6Mar2019.pdf” download=”all”]The European Union through IUC Asia is supporting GCoM SEA to convene a Networking Event to further outreach cities specifically in the Southeast Asian region in the 6th Asian Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD). This event will serve as the first introduction to the GCoM and to promote activities of the GCoM. […]
GCoM will be launched nationally in Malaysia at Doubletree Hilton, Johor Bahru (Iskandar) . The Launch will also be a networking event, to raise awareness of GCoM and related international climate co-operations to a wider Malaysian audience—public practitioners, private and the media. It will also showcase European Union’s leading role on supporting local action in […]
With the supports of International Urban Cooperation Project Asia (IUC Asia) and Iskandar Regional Development Authority, Malaysia (IRDA), GCoM SEA will be conducting the Training which will take place at Doubletree Hilton, Johor Bahru (Iskandar). Based on the inputs from city stakeholders, the Training will focus on climate change adaptation. The Training, supported by European […]
External event not organised by the IUC Asia project. For participatiom, please see below information. The conference will include plenary sessions with high-level representatives from Covenant of Mayors initiative, the investment community, and the European Commission, a showcase of successful projects on: • Innovative financing solutions; • Financing climate adaptation; • Financing urban mobility; • […]
The event will take place back-to-back to the UCLG ASPAC Annual Congress For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This half-day training aims at providing cities and local governments with basic knowledge and tools to elaborating City Energy and Climate Action Plans. Training is targeted for practitioners from local governments / city administrations attending the World Urban Forum.
The Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum will be the first session to focus on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda adopted in Habitat III. In the New Urban Agenda, participating States request the report of the implementation of the Agenda to incorporate, to the extent possible, the inputs of multilateral organizations, civil […]
The 2017 UCLG World Council meetings will be held from 6 to 9 December 2017 in Hangzhou, China, at the kind invitation of Mayor Xu Liyi, and in conjunction with the Forum on Smart City and Big Data organized by the City of Hangzhou and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC). More information here: https://www.uclg.org/en/node/27112
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The UEA Summit was held in Melaka – Malaysia – in September 2017. The IUC Team was part of the event. The Urban Environmental Accords (UEA) is an international collaborative organization working to develop the Urban Environmental Evaluation Index together with UNEP, and apply it to cities worldwide. The UEA was established on June 5, […]
Brussels Training in February The IUC Asia team participated in the IUC training week held in Brussels in February 2017. At this occasion, experts were able to learn in depth about the technical issues of the EU’s Covenant of Mayors. The Joint Research Centre of the EU delivered a two-day training on this. IUC experts […]