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"Day of Cities"

8 April 2019

Geneva, Switzerland

The Day of Cities will bring together Mayors, urban managers and other key municipal practitioners for an exchange of views and knowledge sharing of good practices and successful planning strategies. In two roundtables, participants will discuss approaches on how to create smart sustainable cities, focusing on ways to improve the quality of life of people and on improving efficiency of urban operations, services and competitiveness.

The exhibition "Smart Sustainable Cities", that will be held on 8 and 9 April 2019, will complement the programme of the Day of Cities and the 68th UNECE session. Member States, International Organizations, cities and private businesses are invited to come together to showcase their work on smart, sustainable and resilient cities, present innovative concepts, effective approaches in support of the SDGs at the municipal, national and regional level in the framework of an information fair. Please click here (Eng, Fre, Rus) for more information on the exhibition. 

Please see flyer for detailed information on the Day of Cities      English      French      Russian

Please click here to register

 

Opening speech

Jean Todt
UN Special Envoy for Road Safety and President of FIA

Moderator

Alice Charles
Project Lead, Cities, World Economic Forum

Participating Mayors of UNECE cities

ERION VELIAJ
Tirana, Albania
SUSAN AITKEN
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
MARTIJN VROOM
TiKrimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands
Erion Veliaj was elected as the 42nd Mayor of Tirana in June 2015. More...Susan Aitken became Leader of Glasgow City Council in May 2017. More...Martijn Vroom is the 11th Mayor of Krimpen aan den Ussel. More...
LÁSZLÓ DOMONYI
Kiskőrös, Hungary
JAN VAPAAVUORI
Helsinki, Finland
ALEKSI JÄNTTI
Tampere, Finland
László Domonyi is the mayor of Kiskőrös since 2006. More...
Jan Vapaavuori became the Mayor of Helsinki in June 2017. More...Aleksi Jäntti became the Deputy Mayor of the city of Tampere in June 2017. More...
SAMI KANAAN
Geneva, Switzerland
ANDRIS RĀVIŅŠ
Jelgava, Latvia
EVA VINJE AURDAL
Ålesund, Norway
Sami Kaanan was elected Mayor of Geneva in 2018. More...Andris Rāviņš is the Mayor of Jelgava. More...Eva Vinje Aurdal is the Mayor of Ålesund since 2015. More...
DIMITAR NIKOLOV
Burgas, Bulgaria
MAIA BITADZE
Tbilisi, Georgia
AZIZ SURAKMATOV
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Dimitar Nikolov is the Mayor of Burgas.Maia Bitadze is the Vice-Mayor of Tbilisi.Aziz Surakmatov is the Mayor of Bishkek.
IVAN VUKOVIC
Podgorica, Montenegro
Ivan Vukovic is the Mayor of Podgorica.

 

 

 

Contact:

Ms. Paola Deda
UNECE Forests, Land and Housing Division
Email: paola.deda@un.org