Convened by C40 and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), as facilitator of the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments, U20 is a diplomatic initiative, that aims to help cities develop collective messages and inclusive solutions for global issues such as climate action, the future of work and social integration. It will bring together 30 major cities located in G20 countries, as well as other global cities to enhance th
The inaugural Urban 20 (U20) Mayoral Summit will convene ahead of the 2018 G20 Leaders' Summit, and is supported by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, as well as the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), among others.
The U20 initiative is a natural step forward, which builds on years of city engagement in the UN system -which held, for the first time in 2018, a Local and Regional Governments Forum- as well as the momentum gained at the previous G20 Leaders' Summits and editions of the COP.
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