“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:
Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes recently ratified the AIVP Agenda 2030. Both the initiatives undertaken by the port in recent years and its current projects are firmly in line with the ten goals that make up our Agenda. This is particularly true of several projects which tie in with three specific Agenda goals, namely adapting to climate change, the energy transition and circular economy, and protecting biodiversity.
The list of signatories grows longer day by day. Since its adoption in June 2019, the AIVP 2030 Agenda has been ratified by more than 75 AIVP members from 20 different countries. We are delighted to welcome the new signatories, who include, among others, the port of Bahia Blanca (Argentina), the Port of Montreal (Canada), the Brittany region (France), and both the city and the port of Bilbao (Spain).
Find your contact within the network! The directory of the AIVP’s network gives our members access to 2000 personal contacts whom they can consult in the framework of their own projects.
This year’s edition of the ESPO award for societal integration of ports focused on citizen outreach and efficient use of social networks. Among four finalists were three AIVP members, Ports of Dublin and Stockholm and Union des Ports de France. AIVP was part of the jury.
The missions charter of a Port Center defines in ten points the main objectives that every Port Center should reach. This document aims to accompany all those who wish to open their ports to citizens, educate youngsters in business and port activity and develop the emergence of a living city-port culture.
Why did you decide to join AIVP? What are you expecting from this membership? What can you bring to AIVP (expertise ? information on projects ? others.) The city explains, by answering these 3 questions, its motivations to join the AIVP network.