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Geneva, Switzerland

Presentation co-organized by the UNECE and the World Bank

A presentation of a new World Bank report-"Eurasian Cities: New Realities along the Silk Road," followed by a UNECE discussion panel, will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 15:00 to 17:15 in Room VII at the Palais des Nations. This event is co-organized by the World Bank and the UNECE. This new World Bank report discusses the challenges Eurasian cities face in planning, in financing their development, connecting to the rest of the world, and greening their economies.  "Eurasian Cities" also provides some ideas on how policy makers can harness the economic power of cities to drive national economic development.

Download the invitation and the agenda.



Rethinking the Form and Function of Cities in Post Soviet Countries and
The State of Eurasia Cities: Territorial integration for a common economic space

Challenges and priorities in housing and land management in the UNECE regionPDF
The Committee on Housing and Land ManagementPDF
Eurasian Cities: New Realities Along the Silk RoadPDF



To register: kindly fill out the attached UN Registration Form and send it by email by clicking on the designated button found on the form. Those without a UN badge, please also print the filled-out form and bring it with you on the day to the Pregny Entrance Gate at Palais des Nations and present it to the UN Security.