Lyon has developed a network of partner cities around the world, with which it stays in close contact. A host of international cooperation programs that help make the region so dynamic and offer local businesses opportunities for trade.

Special relationships with other major cities around the world

The international cooperation between the Lyon metropolitan area and its partner cities takes various forms:

  • exchanges between specialists in urban public policy and joint participation in European projects
  • the mobilisation of these connections and special contacts for the metropolitan area’s major international projects
  • support for local governments in emerging countries to enable as many people as possible to have access to basic public services.

These exchanges without borders boost Lyon’s economic vitality and help its companies grow in foreign markets.

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