The Union of Ibero-American Capital Cities (UCCI) appointed Saint Joseph (Costa Rica) as the Ibero-American Capital of Cultures Montevideo (Uruguay) was selected as the Ibero-American Green Capital for 2023.
The announcement was made at the LIII Meeting of the UCCI Executive Committee, held this Wednesday in Santo Domingo under the presidency of the organization’s general secretary, Almudena Maíllo; the mayor of the Municipality of Lima and co-president of the organization, Miguel Romero, and the mayoress of Santo Domingo and UCCI vice-president of the Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean Region, Carolina Mejía.
The representatives of the Iberian Peninsula, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean, the Southern Cone and the Andean Region, attending the event, prepared the planning of the 2023 work agenda and made a management and economic balance of the 125 activities carried out in the last year. with the participation of about 3,000 people, the organization reported in a statement.
The official agenda for next year establishes an investment in civic-citizen education and actions to democratize access to opportunities and to connect small and medium-sized entrepreneurs with actors in all the territories of the subregion, reaffirming its commitment to continue working with the sustainable development.
The meeting also served to grant the co-presidency of the UCCI to the city of Lima and its mayor, Miguel Romero, and Sao Paulo was chosen as the venue for the XX General Assembly of the UCCI in 2023, the note indicated.
Likewise, the Executive Committee approved that efforts be made for international organizations and Ibero-American networks to acquire, for the first time, the status of observers of the UCCI General Assembly.
The governing bodies of the UCCI are the General Assembly and the Executive Committee, which meets once a year.