China in Lyon in July 2014
from 1 to 2 July 2014
- Smart city,
- Sustainable development,
- Urban mobility.
the partner city of Lyon:
- Guangzhou (China)
A delegation of high-level Chinese officials was welcomed to Lyon on 1 and 2 July 2014.
In partnership with the French Ministry for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy and in conjunction with the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA), on 1 and 2 July, Grand Lyon welcomed a delegation of 23 high-level Chinese officials brought together by the Chinese Ministry for Environmental Protection.
The delegation of deputy ministers, deputy provincial governors and mayors was in Lyon in the context of a study trip on the prevention of atmospheric pollution.
A visit to and presentation of the Carré de soie at Vaulx en Velin were arranged to illustrate an example of a transformation from an industrial area into a neighbourhood with a social and urban mix. The delegation was also invited to the Maison de la Confluence for a presentation and discussion of the “sustainable development” aspect of this new district in Lyon.
Métropole de Lyon - Economic development, employment and knowledge delegation
chargée de mission internationalité territoire et logistique organisation