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

Vilnius

Kochi

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Population

547 484

Area

401 km2

Mayor

Remigijus Šimašius


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Population

601 574

Area

94.9 km2

Mayor

Soumini Jain


Topics

Circular economySustainable use of land and nature-based solutionsUrban mobility
Water, waste management and sanitation

Sustainable Development Goals

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Kochi and Vilnius are focusing their cooperation on solid waste management, water management, and mitigating climate change.

News

Partnership between Vilnius and Kochi progressing well with the identification of areas of cooperation concerning Solid Waste Management, Climate Change and Institutional reforms

A five – member delegation from Vilnius has visited Kochi during 4 – 8 March, 2019 to meet various stakeholders within Kochi Municipal Corporation, Kochi Smart City cell and other parastatal agencies involved in various urban development related activities in the city. The group was representing v ...

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Kochi and Vilnius boost cooperation on urban issues through city visit


Within the framework of the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme, a delegation of five Kochi City representatives, led by the honourable Deputy Mayor Mr. T.J. Vinod, visited the City of Vilnius from 5 - 9 November, 2018. The Indian delegation learned best practices from urban development projects in the Lithuanian city, including projects focused on solid waste management, smart city initia ...

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