We support cities and city networks to contribute more effectively to multilateral processes and bodies.
We also provide a platform to discuss urban issues.


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Headquartered in Geneva, ITU is the UN specialized agency for information and communication technologies. It is committed to connecting all people and to support everyone's right to communicate, including in urban contexts.
Institution: International Telecommunication Union


Mayors’ events at WSIS Forum 2023: leaving no one digitally behind

On 13 March 2023, the Geneva Cities Hub conducted two inspiring panel discussions, as the main organizing partner of the Mayors’ High-level Events at the WSIS Forum. The first event showcased concrete projects and scalable best practices of digital solutions for climate change adaptation and energy transition. The event provided the opportunity to hear directly …

GCH puts forward language proposals on LRGs in new WHO pandemics instrument

The Geneva Cities Hub took part in the 4th session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) responsible for drafting and negotiating a WHO convention, agreement or other international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response (WHO CA+) on 28 February 2023. Ahead of the negotiations that will only take place among States, the GCH called upon …