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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What is a Port Center?

It is an interface with a playful atmosphere between the city, the port and the inhabitants, where the port can communicate its missions, projects and associated careers.

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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 events

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

Thu

01

Jul

2021

Training, research, employment, at the heart of innovation for port cities

WEBINAR – DIGITAL

Webinar in English (simultaneous translation in French and Spanish). In this webinar we will learn […]

Thu

10

Jun

2021

Digital Statutory General Meeting

GENERAL MEETING – DIGITAL

The next Statutory General Assembly of AIVP which will be held virtually on Thursday 10 […]

Wed

12

May

2021

Port City Safety and Security: comprehending and managing threats together

WEBINAR – DIGITAL

Waterfronts are one of the most attractive sites in port cities. They include public spaces, […]

Tue

24

Nov

2020

AG virtuelle

WEBINAR – DIGITAL

AG virtuelle (plate-forme NÜAG) sans conférence