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

Vitoria-Gasteiz

Windsor

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Population

243 918

Area

276.8 km2

Mayor

Gorka Urtaran


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Population

217 188

Area

146.3 km2

Mayor

Drew Dilkens


Topics

Climate adaptationSustainable use of land and nature-based solutions

Sustainable Development Goals

Description

The Spanish city of Vitoria-Gasteiz is collaborating with the Canadian city of Windsor, Ontario on sustainable mobility, brownfield development and community energy planning.

Implementation

The economies of both Windsor and Vitoria-Gasteiz are centred on the auto industry. Despite this, the compact city of Vitoria-Gasteiz is a leader in sustainable mobility. With less than 25 percent of daily trips being taken by car, Vitoria-Gasteiz is now updating their urban mobility plan to set even greater targets. Windsor is embarking on their first plan, hoping to learn from Vitoria's successes. Both cities are exchanging knowledge on how they engage their constituencies in mobility planning, energy planning and revitalisation inititatives.

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