ALL ABOUT THE EVENT

The Day of Cities brought 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 discussed 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" was held on 8-9 April 2019, complemented the programme of the Day of Cities and the 68th UNECE session. Member States, International Organizations, cities and private businesses were 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. 

VENUE

To attend UNECE meetings at the Palais des Nations, you must register in advance online on the relevant conference/meeting’s webpage. For Long Duration badges, please contact the secretariat of the meeting.

Delegates enter the Palais through the Pregny Gate (Portail Pregny - see map) entrance, which faces the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) headquarters on the Route de Pregny. In order to obtain your identity badge from the Security Services, you will be< asked to present a valid passport or a national identity card. Your badge is strictly for your own personal use. Please note that delays here are common and lengthy and delegates are unfortunately required to wait in the open air.

Forum of Mayors

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Palais des Nations

8-14 Avenue de la Paix

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland