In Brussels, Edouard Philippe elected President of AIVP

He succeeds Philippe Matthis, who presided the association since 2015. With members, he's committed to convincing local communities and authorities of the importance of active cooperation between Cities and Ports.

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Ideas to shape the future of port cities

Our goal is to improve the relationship between cities and ports by establishing and developing dialogue and cooperation.

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Adapting the 17 UN SDGs to port cities

AIVP’s 2030 Agenda is the world’s first initiative to adapt the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals for the specific context of City Port relations.

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aiVP is an NGO that has been bringing together urban and port stakeholders and their partners around the world for 30 years.

Its objective is to improve the relationship between city and port through a process of mutual cooperation, for urban, port, and economic development that’s more sustainable, more responsible, and more innovative, putting citizens at the heart of everything you do. As an actor of globalisation, the port city is a laboratory for the city and the economy of tomorrow and where innovations must be encouraged.

Sharing and solidarity

Share knowledge and information on the future of port cities and on ongoing and completed projects, between large and small port cities, between developed and developing countries.

Sustainable development

Integrate sustainable development to ensure that economic growth takes into account citizens’ quality of life and environmental concerns.

The general interest and the citizen relationship

In city-port development or regeneration projects, to counter gentrification of maritime and port spaces and promote social inclusion.

190 member organizations
2000 referring contacts
50 countries represented

Our good practices

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Lorient (France): a submarine base for offshoring racing

Over the last fifteen years or so, Lorient has seen far-reaching changes to its maritime […]

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A multi-faceted co-existence strategy for the port of Fremantle (Australia)

Fremantle is located at the mouth of the Swan River, around twenty kilometres from Perth. […]

Bringing the city and the port together

Join AIVP to improve the relationship between city and port through a process of mutual cooperation, for urban, port, and economic development that’s more sustainable, more responsible, and more innovative, putting citizens at the heart of everything you do.

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Our events

Discover all the events where you can meet the aiVP network.

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World Conference Cities and Ports

TANGER – MOROCCO

The 17th World Conference Cities and Ports will take place in Tangiers, Morocco. It is […]