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Cities can : Accelerating progress towards the SDGs

On 10 June 2021, the Geneva Cities Hub, UN Habitat and City Cancer Challenge Foundation (C/Can) co-organized a second online Geneva Urban Debate on the role of cities in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event gathered around 200 participants from all over the world and offered an opportunity to launch the findings …

Urban violence and protection of healthcare in the city

About the event On 1 June 2021, the Geneva Cities Hub (GCH), the ICRC and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) co-organized an online event on Urban violence and protection of healthcare in the city. The objective was to focus on selected cities affected by urban violence and to hear from municipal representatives and health …

Our 2020 Annual Report is out !

The 2020 Annual Report presents the work carried out by the Geneva Cities Hub during its first year of existence to initiate policy discussions and other activities to strengthen the links between cities, city networks and International Geneva and also provides perspectives for 2021. Download 2020 Annual Report

Inclusive and responsible digitalization in the city

On 4 May 2021, the Geneva Cities Hub and the Association internationale des maires francophones (AIMF) co-organized an online workshop on Inclusive and Responsible Digitalization in the City in the framework of the World Summit on the information society (WSIS). The event gathered the cities of Geneva, Tunis, Kigali and Lyon and it was actually …

EXPERTS DISCUSS HUMAN RIGHTS AT THE CITY LEVEL

‘Although the vast majority of national and local governments are currently focusing on pre-outbreak and outbreak planning, the most successful preparedness and response plans will have exit strategies and recovery plans in mind’ * António Guterres, Sercretary-General of the United nations View In an online conference co-organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform, UN-Habitat, the Office of the …