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Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) signs partnership agreement with European Union International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme to build a more sustainable city in cooperation with Clermont Ferrand, France

Chennai, India, 20th August 2019 –Municipal Commissioner Mr. G. Prakash (I.A.S.) on behalf of Greater Chennai Corporation, signed today a partnership agreement with the European Union Interna ...

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Wolverhampton has exchanged best practices with Shimla Municipal Corporation in the areas of solid waste management and urban mobility under the European Union’ project.

Wolverhampton, 24th July 2019 Within the framework of the European Union, International Urban Cooperation (IUC) project, a delegation of four Shimla City representatives led by Ms Sarveen Choudhary Urban Development Minister Him ...

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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 variou ...

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The team from Rotterdam has visited Surat to assess the water supply scenario in the city and extent of knowledge exchange between Rotterdam and Surat under European Union’s International Urban Cooperation program

The team of experts from Rotterdam visited Surat city during 11-15 March, 2019 and reviewed various facilities available in the city. They have visited number of places during a week-lo ...

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Udaipur Municipal Corporation (UMC) signs partnership agreement with European Union International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme to build a more sustainable city in cooperation with Aarhus, Denmark

Udaipur, India, 04 th June 2019 – Mayor Chandra Singh Kothari and Municipal Commissioner Mr. Ankit Kumar Singh (I.A.S.) on behalf of Udaipur Municipal Corporation Corporation, signed today a partner ...

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European Union Project leads to Cooperation on Water Supply, Waste Water Treatment, and Use of technology for water leak detection and augment water supply for drinking purpose between the Cities of Murcia, Spain and Solapur, India

Supported by the European Union, International Urban Cooperation India project, the cooperation between Solapur and Murcia (Spain) is progressing. A five-member delegati ...

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European Union Project leads to Cooperation on Smart Cities, use of digital planning tools between the Cities of Hamburg, Germany and Vijayawada, India

Supported by the European Union, International Urban Cooperation India project, the cooperation between Vijayawada and Hamburg (Germany) is progressing. A seven-member delegation from the City of Hamburg headed by the Senate Secretary, Ms. Julie Shi ...

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European Union Project leads to Cooperation on Cultural Heritage between the Cities of Leuven, Belgium and Gwalior, India

Supported by the European Union, International Urban Cooperation India project,the cooperation between Gwalior and Leuven (Belgium) is progressing. A12-member delegation from the City of Leuven headed by the Honorable Mayor, Mohamed Ridouaniis visiting Gwalior during 14 – 16 F ...

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Nagpur and Karlsruhe agree to cooperate on sustainable urban mobility challenges

  Within the framework of the European Union - International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme, a delegation of five Karlsruhe City representatives led by the Head of the Economic Development Department, Mr. Ralf Eichhorn and the Head of Urban Planning Office, Ms. Anke Karmann Woessner, visited the City of Nagpur ...

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IUC boosts cooperation between the City of Panaji and the City of Dubrovnik on urban issues

  Within the framework of the European Union, International Urban Cooperation programme, a delegation of five Dubrovnik City representatives led by the honourable president of city council, Mr. Marko Potrebica, has visited the City of Panaji between 13-16th of November 2018. The Croatian delegation was ...

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IUC boosts cooperation between the city of Vijayawada and the city of Hamburg on urban issues

  Within the framework of the European Union, International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme, a delegation of six Vijayawada City representatives led by the Honourable Mayor Mr. Koneru Sreedhar and the Honourable Municipal Commissioner Mr. Nivas Janardhanan, visited the City of Hamburg between 3rd-7 ...

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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 Lithuani ...

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Gwalior delegation visit local start-ups in Leuven

The IUC programme has boosted cooperation between the City of Gwalior (India) and the City of Leuven (Brussels) on urban issues. A delegation of four Gwalior City representatives led by the deputy mayor Mr. Rakesh Mahor, visited the City of Leuven from 27 to 31 August, 2018, where they were welcomed by the mayor and the deputy mayor of the Belgian ...

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City of Solapur delegation visits the City of Murcia to exchange on urban issues

A delegation of five Solapur City representatives led by Mayor Shobha Srishail Banshetty and Municipal Commissioner Dr. Avinash Dhakne visited the City of Murcia (Spain) from 3–7 September 2018. The Indian delegation got to witness urban development projects in Murcia focused on smart city initiatives, potable water ...

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Surat and Rotterdam cooperate to meet urban water challenges

The Municipality of Rotterdam (The Netherlands) will work together with Surat Municipal Corporation (India) on urban water management as part of their IUC programme cooperation, focusing on flood risk management, urban drainage and wastewater management.
With the aid of Rotterdam, Surat will soon apply new flood forecasting and wate ...

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Indian cities ready to cooperate with Europe

Half of the 32 Indian cities approached by the European Union Ambassador to India flagged their interest in working with European local governments to share knowledge on sustainable urban development through the IUC programme. Following a review of the applications, the Indian Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, in cooperation with the European Union, ...

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