This mapping presents work on urban issues that international actors are doing in Geneva. It aims to showcase that work, forge connections between those actors, and build a community of urban experts in Geneva.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the United Nations Economic Commission of Europe (UNECE) and the Geneva Cities was formally approved by the UNECE Executive Committee (ExCom), during its 118th session.
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.
The UNECE Forum of Mayors enables direct engagement of Mayors at the international level to exchange concrete actions and innovative solutions on urban resilience. It fosters inclusive multilateralism in International Geneva.
Headquartered in Geneva, UNDRR works with States and a wide range of other partners to reduce disaster risk. Given that more and more disasters hit cities, UNDRR has also been engaging with them to improve local resilience.
The ICRC helps people affected by conflict and armed violence and promotes the laws that protect victims of war. It operates worldwide, including in urban areas where the human cost of armed conflict and violence is innumerable.