City-to-City pairings

City-to-city pairings

Through the IUC programme, cities and regions across Europe have entered into partnerships on sustainable development with counterparts from around the globe. For a full list of city pairings so far, see the table below:

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Country
EU City
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Paired city
Country

West Athens (Association for Development)

Mérida

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Population

489 675

Area

66.7 km2

Mayor

Spyridon Tzokas


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Population

892 363

Area

858.4 km2

Mayor

Renán Barrera Concha


Topics

Urban mobilityClimate adaptationSustainable use of land and nature-based solutions

Sustainable Development Goals

Description

The Mexican city of Merida is collaborating with West Athens, Greece on sustainable urban mobility and low carbon transport.

Merida and West Athens are sharing experiences in participatory methods related to Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning. Merida has great experience with active social participation strategies.

Implementation

This city pairing is currently working on the development and implementation of strategies for urban mobility challenges at the local level. They aim to achieve this through the support of innovative methods and technologies and the collaboration with relevant actors of policymaking.

A significant emphasis is on accessibility issues of sustainable urban development.

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