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Sustainable City by France’s Delegation to Romania

The destination for SCbF, the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion, CEREMA, and Business France is Bucharest! 

In 2023, FVD will lead its second international delegation, comprising around fifteen members from the association’s four colleges. 

This trip to Romania is part of the dynamic established by the competition for sustainable Romanian cities, Orase Durabile, led by the French Embassy in collaboration with CCIFER, since 2016. For the 5th edition, the competition is being renewed with the support of the French Ministry of Ecological Transition and the Centre for Studies and Expertise on Risks, the Environment, Mobility and Urban Planning (CEREMA).

Romanian municipalities are invited to apply based on integrated projects and approaches using the EcoNeighbourhood framework. The two laureate municipalities, which will be announced during the awards ceremony on June 22nd, will receive personalized support.


Highlights of the Sustainable City by France delegation: 

  • June 20th: Arrival in Bucharest 
  • June 21st: Field visits with Mr Bogdan Suditu Chairman of the Technical Commission for Urban Planning and Development of the city of Bucharest 
  • June 22nd: Sustainable city conference at the embassy and Orase Durabile awards ceremony at the Ambassador’s residence 
  • June 23rd: Sustainable City by France inspiration workshop, hosted by the City of Bucharest:  

For companies wishing to further explore business opportunities on-site, Business France is also organizing in the meantime B2B mission with customized business meetings. 


For more information, feel free to reach out to the coordinating team: 


[Replay] Sustainable City by France Delegation to Poland

Sustainable City by France organized a delegation to Poland from the 29th to the 30th of November 2022, with the support of the French Ministry of Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion, the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the French Embassy in Warsaw. The theme will be “Sustainable Cities: a Franco-Polish dialogue on the tools and methods of sustainable strategies for 2050“.

About Solène

Mission Officer, Working Group, and Projects. Student at the Urban School of Sciences Po Paris, focusing on the ecological transition of cities.

About Quentin

Motivated by climate issues and planetary boundaries, Quentin decided to study land use planning at the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. His experience in associative field at the Fresque du Climat, helped him to better understand the stakes of the ecological bifurcation. Between his native Haute-Savoie and his home town Rennes, where he gained expertise in mobility and sustainable agriculture, he is now based in Paris to deploy the Sustainable City by France’s territorial workshops throughout the country.

About Alice

After five years’ study at Sciences Po Lyon, with a specialization in territorial transitions, Alice joined Sustainable City by France (France Villes et territoires Durables). She actively contributes to the deployment of the association’s territorial workshops and working groups.
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Currently studying as a second-year Master’s student in International Relations at University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Tara holds a Bachelor’s degree from INALCO, with a double-major in Hindi language, and International relations / Environmental studies. Her work with us is in line with her former experiences at UNESCO and the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, thus deepening her professional expertise in the field of environmental diplomacy and international cooperation for sustainable development.

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She holds a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the Panthéon-Sorbonne University and is currently studying for a Master’s degree in International Relations and Action Abroad at the same university. She approaches the problems of sustainable cities and territories through these different perspectives and her international experiences.

About Isabelana

Isabelana is a Mexican journalist who holds a Master’s degree in Digital Communication and Data Analysis from the Sorbonne University. She previously worked in communication and press relations in the cultural sector in France and Mexico. Today, she is interested in ecological actions and solutions to preserve the environment and the biodiversity.

About Camille

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With a background in social sciences, art history and architecture, Camille has worked in communication within the VINCI group: from major international projects to La Fabrique de la Cité, a think tank dedicated to urban foresight.

About Alexandra

A geographer by training (Saint Petersburg State University), she started as a geographer and economist at the Academy of Agricultural Economics (Russia), before pursuing her career in France as an administrative and accounting assistant (Air Liquide, Association TGV Provence Côte d’Azur, COFHUAT, Groupe Hervé)

About Marion

Trained in international and European affairs between England and France as part of a double degree at Sciences-Po Lille / University of Kent, Marion started her career in advocacy and institutional relations of non-governmental organisations, in the fair trade sector (Max Havelaar France label). Her experiences are also linked to territories, with a passage in decentralised cooperation at the level of a departmental council.

About Sébastien

Before joining the SCbF team, he held several positions in local government management. From elected official and deputy mayor of his native city Besançon, in charge of university relations and international cooperation, to Director of Economic Development of the City of Pantin, to Chief of staff in Montreuil – where he notably piloted the in-depth redesign of the urban project towards more ecology and sustainable development – he continued his career as Senior Resilience Officer of the City of Paris.
He promotes a holistic and systemic vision of sustainable development and brings his expertise in territorial resilience, ecological and social transition.