Events

Global Covenant of Mayors Day at COP25


This December, countries from across the world meet in Madrid (Spain) for the 25th Conference of the Parties of the United National Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25). Past meetings have led to landmark agreements, such as the Paris Agreement, which was the result of COP21. International meetings like the COPs are increasingly recognising th ...

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IUC event highlights the important role of City-to-City cooperation in sustainable urban development


Over 200 representatives of local and regional governments from across the world will meet on 21 November in Brussels (Belgium) at the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme’s third annual City-to-City event. After years of exchange, cities are coming together once more to take stoc ...

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IUC programme to be showcased at the Paris Peace Forum


The Paris Peace Forum was launched last year on 11 November 2018, the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. There were 65 Heads of States and Governments in attendance, as well as high-level representatives from the European Commission. This year, from 11-13 November, the Forum will convene once again. As part of the 2019 ...

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IUC Cross-Regional Dialogues: Seventh Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-7)


Since 1993, the Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF) has gathered a vast array of stakeholders to discuss, share, and learn about innovative solutions to the region's urban challenges. In the framework of the seventh APUF, which will take place from 15-17 October 2019 in Penang, Malaysia, the IUC programme is organising a numb ...

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IUC North America supports delegates to attend the Ecocity World Summit 2019


Can cities be both ecologically healthy and socially just? This question is at the heart of the 2019 Ecocity World Summit, which will convene global representatives in Vancouver (Canada). Attendees and speakers will dig into difficult topics, demonstrating multiple solutions that are emerging with new leadership arr ...

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Regions in Latin America and Europe to meet to present results of their cooperation


On 8-9 October 2019, the IUC programme’s third (and final) region-to-region meeting will convene in Brussels (Belgium). There, Latin American regions will join their European counterparts to present the results of their regional cooperation. Twenty Latin American regions from six countries will present the ...

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IUC cities from North America and Europe meet to discuss mobility


IUC cities in North America and Europe will meet in Graz (Austria) to attend the 17th edition of the CIVITAS Forum, which is one of Europe’s top sustainable urban mobility events. Representatives from Fort Collins and Santa Monica (USA), Turin (Italy), Varna (Bulgaria), and Vila Nova de Famalicão (Portugal) will meet in Gra ...

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Latin American Representatives Meet in Cartagena to Discuss Climate Financing


Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) partners will join more than 100 representatives from governments, municipalities, development banks, associations of municipalities working to combat climate change, and international organisations in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) on 25-26 September 2019. The workshop, led by IUC-L ...

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