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
Link
Paired city
Country

Viana do Castelo

São Leopoldo

Miguel Vieira from Redwood City, CA, USA - Monte de Santa Luzia basilica from Viana do Castela Up

Population

88 725

Area

319 km2

Mayor

José Maria Costa


Defesa Civil de São Leopoldo (Felipe Meert da Silva) [CC BY-SA 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/

Population

229 678

Area

45.4 km2

Mayor

Ary Jose Vanazzi


Topics

Water, waste management and sanitation

Sustainable Development Goals

Description

Sao Leopoldo and Viana do Castelo aim to green their cities through the IUC programme. Specifically, they are focusing their cooperation on developing urban green areas, waste management, water management, enhancing energy efficiency, and establishing business synergies.