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Our 2021 Annual Report is out !

During 2021, the Geneva Cities Hub pursued its mission, to strengthen the role that cities and local and regional governments play in international discussions in Geneva.    Read our Annual report to learn more about how GCH positioned itself in 2021 as a credible and relevant actor, working on urban issues and with urban actors, …

Annual retreat 2021 of the Geneva Cities Hub

On 10 December 2021, the Geneva Cities Hub will hold its Annual strategic retreat. This year, the retreat will focus on the role of local and regional governments (LRGs) in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR, a State-driven process involving a review of the human rights records of all UN Member States). On that occasion, the …

2021 edition of the International city networks directory

On 6 October, the Geneva Cities Hub, in partnership with UNECE and UN-Habitat, will introduce the 2021 edition of the International city networks directory, during the event In Focus: SDG 11 “Housing & sustainable urban development in a world marked by Covid-19 and climate change”. The objective of the Directory is to provide an overview …

The Geneva Cities Hub launches the Mayors’ Action Platform!

On 20 September 2021, the Geneva Cities Hub is launching the Mayors’ Action Platform (MAP). Created under the auspices of UNECE and UN-HABITAT, this initiative was created to follow-up on the Geneva Declaration of Mayors. The objectives of the platform are twofold: to showcase concrete actions and solutions devised by cities to address the issues …

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