Kamakura and Umeå find common ground for dialogue with citizens

On October 21, 2018, three city planners from Kamakura City arrived at Umeå airport in the north of Sweden. Kamakura and Umeå have been selected to form a city -to- city partnership within the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme promoted by the EU.

Ms. Kaori A ...

Visit to the city of Frankfurt am Main in Germany

A delegation from the city of Yokohama visited the city of Frankfurt am Main in Germany to make a study tour under the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) project over the period August 20 – 22, 2018. There, the members engaged in an exchange of views on climate change initiatives and smart cities, and toured related facilities. More specific ...

IUC JAPAN: 3rd Exchange Meeting of the EU and Japanese Cities on 11 October 2018

The 3rd Exchange Meeting of the EU and Japanese cities took place on 11 October in Brussels. It was the third opportunity for the first five pairings established in 2017 to meet and discuss the progress made since the start up until to date. In this context, the results of the Study Tours of the five EU cities ...

The CoM Japan has started to receive commitment letters

On 1 August 2018 the Covenant of Mayors Japan (hereinafter CoMJ) started to register the commitment letters by mayors. The Draft Implementation Guidelines of CoMJ had been prepared and the website renewed. A brochure to explain the commitment procedures and the follow-up actions was ...