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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 ...

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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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