As part of European Sustainable Development Week, AIVP attended the “Rouen, Capital of the World After” forum on Monday 21 September 2020. At the event, AIVP’s General Manager Olivier Lemaire presented the 2030 Agenda to the new president of the Rouen conurbation, Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol, who expressed enthusiasm for the agenda’s ten sustainable development goals. Métropole Rouen Normandie is embarking on a “local COP21” initiative, in which city-port issues ranging from industrial risks to mobility and the circular economy occupy a crucial place.
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Port cities and sustainable development : Distance-learning Programme
In October 2022, AIVP will launch the first edition of its new programme of distance-learning courses, created jointly with the International Institute of Port Cities (IIPC), based in Chile. This programme is aimed at decision-makers who act and work in the Port City ecosystem. Sabah Zrari, Academic Director of the course programme and one of the founders of IIPC, and Bruno Delsalle, General Manager of AIVP, talk about this initiative, which completes the range of services offered by AIVP in the framework of its 2030 Agenda.
AIVP in the UN Ocean Conference: What role for port cities in the development of…
The AIVP was responsible for organising a session, in partnership with the OECD. A special focus was placed on port cities and their role in the protection of the oceans and the development of a sustainable blue economy. The UN Ocean Conference Special Event was dedicated on local and regional governments for the protection of the oceans
AIVP takes part in the first French Maritime Engineering Meeting
On the initiative of Cerema (an AIVP member) and the Works and Construction Engineers’ High School, the first French Maritime Engineering Meeting was recently held in Caen. AIVP took part in the opening round table of the meeting. AIVP Director General, Bruno Delsalle, had the opportunity to raise various topics which are in our association’s DNA. He talked about the complexity of the port city ecosystem and the multiplicity of stakeholders, as well as the necessity of dialogue with city populations. It appears that the social acceptability of large-scale maritime engineering works is more and more frequently a critical factor for companies in the industry.