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"Day of Cities"

8 April 2019

Geneva, Switzerland

Please scroll down to hear the Mayors

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, Mayors and Deputy Mayors 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. 

Please see provisional programme here: English   French   Russian      (last update: 5 April 2019)

Please click here to register.

For more information on the Day of Cities please contact Ms. Paola Deda at paola.deda@un.org

Side events

KPIs for SDGs: Mobilizing Data for Sustainable Urban Development in Cities of the UNECE Region

Sustainability Education for Future Urban Leadership

High Performance Buildings Initiative: Briefing on International Centres of Excellence

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 (English   French   Russian) for the exhibition application form.

For more information on the exhibition and the 68th Commission Session please contact Ms. Nicola Koch and Ms. Elena Kwitsinskaia-Mayer at unece.68session@un.org


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

Opening speech
Olga Algayerova
Executive Secretary, UNECE

 

Opening speech
Sami Kanaan
Mayor, Geneva, Switzerland (2018-present)
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Opening speech
Nikhil Seth
Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director, UNITAR

 

 

Moderator
Alice Charles
Project Lead, Cities, World Economic Forum

Moderator
Cedric Van Styvendael
President, Housing Europe

Expert contribution
Eduard Lysenko
CIO of Moscow, Russia
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Expert contribution
Spiro Pollalis
Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
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Expert contribution
Richard Yancey
Executive Director, Building Energy Exchange, NYC, USA
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Sean Pander
Green Building Program Manager for the City of Vancouver, Canada
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Participating Mayors of UNECE cities

ERION VELIAJ
Tirana, Albania
SUSAN AITKEN
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
MARTIJN VROOM
Krimpen 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 Mayor of Kiskőrös since 2006. More...
Jan Vapaavuori became Mayor of Helsinki in June 2017. More...Aleksi Jäntti became Deputy Mayor of the city of Tampere in June 2017. More...
ANDRIS RĀVIŅŠ
Jelgava, Latvia
EVA VINJE AURDAL
Ålesund, Norway
RUSKA BOYADZHIEVA
Burgas, Bulgaria
Andris Rāviņš is Mayor of Jelgava. More...Eva Vinje Aurdal is Mayor of Ålesund since 2015. More...Ruska Boyadzhieva is Deputy Mayor of Burgas Municipality since 2015. More...
KONSTANTIN GEORGIEVSKI
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
LUCIA STASSELOVA
Bratislava, Slovakia
TOMASO ROSSINI
San Marino
Konstantin Georgievski is the acting mayor of the city of Ohrid since December 2018. More... Lucia Stasselova is Deputy Mayor of Bratislava. More...Tomaso Rossini is Captain of the Castle of San Marino since 2018. More...
IVAN VUKOVIC
Podgorica, Montenegro
MAIA BITADZE
Tbilisi, Georgia
BOJAN ŠROT
Celje, Slovenia
Ivan Vukovic is Mayor of Podgorica. More...Maia Bitadze is Deputy Mayor of Tbilisi. More...Bojan Šrot is Mayor of Celje. More...
AZIZ SURAKMATOV
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
ANNA SCAVUZZO
Milan, Italy
HANNA MARCUSSEN
Oslo, Norway
Aziz Surakmatov is Mayor of Bishkek. More...Anna Scavuzzo is currently Vice Mayor of the City of Milan. More...Hanna Marcussen is Vice Mayor of Oslo. More...
PETER DANIELSSON
Helsingborg, Sweden
DMITRIY RAZUMOVSKIY
Kaluga, Russia
ASHOK SRIDHARAN
Bonn, Germany

 

Peter Danielsson is Mayor of Helsingborg. More...Dmitriy Razumovskiy is Mayor of Kaluga. More...Ashok Sridharan is Mayor of Bonn. More...
ALEXANDER VYSOKINSKIY
Ekaterinburg, Russia
GUIDO MONTANARI
Turin, Italy
ELDAR AZIZOV
Baku, Azerbaijan
Alexander Vysokinskiy is Mayor of Ekaterinburg. More...Guido Montanari is Deputy Mayor of Turin. More...Eldar Azizov is Mayor of Baku. More...
MECHYSLAU HOI
Grodno, Belarus
ULFAT MUSTAFIN
Ufa, Russia
DAVOR NADJI
Sveta Nedelja, Croatia
Mechyslau Hoi is Mayor of Grodno. More...Ulfat Mustafin is Mayor of Ufa. More...Davor Nadji is Deputy Mayor of Sveta Nedelja. More...
ILARIA CAPRIOGLIO
Savona, Italy
ANATOLI MATSIULIN
Chausy, Belarus
MIKALAY YAKUBOUSKI
Brest, Belarus
Ilaria Caprioglio is the first woman mayor of Savona. More...Anatoli Matsiulin is Chairperson of Chausy District Council of Deputies. More...Mikalay Yakubouski is Deputy Head of the City Executive Committee of Brest. More...
BOHDAN ANDRIYIV
Uzhgorod, Ukraine
CHRISTIAN DUPESSAY
Annemasse, France
XULIO FERREIRO
A Coruña, Spain

Bohdan Andriyiv is Mayor of Uzhgorod.Christian Dupessay is Mayor of Annemasse.Xulio Ferreiro is Mayor of A Coruña.
MYKOLA POVOROZNYK
Kyiv, Ukraine
CONSTANTINOS YIORKADJIS
Nicosia, Cyprus
DOINA FEHER
Satu Mare City, Romania
Mykola Povoroznyk is First Deputy Head of Kyiv City State Administration. More...Constantinos Yiorkadjis is Mayor of Nicosia. More...Doina Feher is Deputy Mayor of Satu Mare City. More...
MAX ZAMMIT
Ta' Xbiex, Malta
JOANA BALSEMAO
Cascais, Portugal
JULIO ANDRADE RUIZ
Malaga, Spain
Max Zammit is Mayor of Ta' Xbiex. More...Joana Balsemao is Deputy Mayor of Cascais.Julio Andrade Ruiz serves as Director of CIFAL Malaga. More...
ABDULAH SKAKA
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
BAKHYT SULTANOV
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Abdulah Skaka is Mayor of Sarajevo.akhyt Sultanov is Mayor of Nur-Sultan.