AIVP has been selected among more than 800 candidates by the UN committee to organize a debate. The debate will focus on the contribution of cities and ports around the world to the 17 sustainable development goals. AIVP has developed an Agenda which constitutes a roadmap for port cities in 10 points, to be completed by 2030. This agenda will be presented on February 10, 2020 in Abu Dhabi.
By Philippe MATTHIS, President of AIVP, the worldwide network of port cities. The EU will be carbon neutral by 2050. If that target is to be met, every sector of the economy will need to take action, and naturally port cities have a crucial part to play in the transition.
We are deeply saddened by news of the death of Giuliano Gallanti, who served as President of AIVP from 2002 to 2005.
A charismatic figure with an international outlook, the former President of the Ports of Genoa and Livorno (Italy), both active members of AIVP, was a French-speaker and Francophile, and a true citizen of the world. .
What made you decide to join AIVP? What are you expecting to gain from membership? What do you think you can contribute to AIVP? By anwsering these 3 questions RiO explains its motivations to join the network!
The online platform dedicated to our guide of good practices, "Plan the City with the Port", now includes some brand new examples, largely inspired by our daily monitoring of the latest international developments in the world of port cities. Altogether, the guide now includes 129 examples of good practices!
“Preserving port, industrial and logistics activities, integrating them better with those of cities and their residents, this is the challenge for the authorities running ports, in conjunction with their city counterparts”. A fine tribute by the magazine NPI* to the AIVP’s efforts over the last 30 years or more, which are every bit as topical and newsworthy as ever!
The meeting aimed to highlight the specific role and concrete actions of port cities in the various French national policies adopted in response to UN recommendations.
It was an excellent opportunity to forge closer links with the Latin American members and promote the AIVP 2030 Agenda, an initiative that has increasingly gained attention around the globe.
At its recent meeting on November 14, 2019, the AIVP Board of Directors concluded a year-long process of reflection by adopting a new strategy for the organisation.
Members from 11 different countries were present to take this important decision and set out the new roadmap for the association’s future direction. The three key planks of the new strategy are: