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Guangzhou (China) in Lyon in October 2013

from 6 to 8 October 2013

  • version française

Visit confirmed.

Venue for the visit:

Lyon (France)

Topics of the meeting:
  • Economic development,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Social cohesion,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Territorial marketing,
  • University and research,
  • Urban mobility.
This visit relates to:
  • the partner city of Lyon:

25th anniversary of the twinning of Lyon and Guangzhou The Mayor of Guangzhou was in Lyon from 6 to 8 October with a delegation from the municipality of Guangzhou in the context of the 25th anniversary of the twinning of the 2 cities.

Description

Echoing the trip led by the Mayor of Lyon in July 2013, the 2 city representatives confirmed their ambition to develop the partnership in areas as diverse as economic development, urban development, cultural affairs and major events, technological and social innovations, and even higher education and research.

The delegation was received by the Mayor of Lyon and visited various sites in Lyon such as the Saint Irénée Fort, the historic site of the Franco-Chinese Institute in Lyon, the district of La Duchère and the municipal library in the Part Dieu which has a large Chinese collection and which, last June, signed a cooperation agreement with the library of Guangzhou.

  • the General Meeting of the International Network of Cities of Light LUCI in Guangzhou
  • the installation of a Guangzhou typical lighting design layout, in the Tête d'or Park on the occasion of the 2013 Festival of Light.

Contacts

Guillaume Arnould

Métropole de Lyon - Economic development, employment and knowledge delegation

chargé de mission internationalité territoire et logistique organisation

Christophe Meunier

Métropole de Lyon - Economic development, employment and knowledge delegation

responsable du service relations internationales

Isabelle Bazin

Métropole de Lyon - Economic development, employment and knowledge delegation

chargée de mission internationalité territoire et logistique organisation