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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EU City
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Paired city
Country

Almada

Belo Horizonte

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Population

174 030

Area

70.2 km2

Mayor

Inês de Medeiros


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Population

2 513 451

Area

330.9 km2

Mayor

Alexandre Kalil


Topics

Climate adaptationInclusive and sustainable economic growthSmart cities and regional/urban innovation and competitiveness

Sustainable Development Goals


Description

Belo Horizonte and Almada are focusing their pairing on smart city development and fostering economic growth.

While also supporting the promotion of an interactive collaborative platform and models of governance and funding of policies and actions to address climate change

Implementation

They plan to reformulate the climate change committee in Belo Horizonte with the expansion of social mobilization and private sector participation, to create a climate fund in BH to finance actions of global confrontation and adaptation in the municipality. Along with the Implementation of a seal of environmental and climatic certification integrated to the urban and environmental plan and the development of an energy efficiency project on public property preparation of a project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the urban mobility sector.