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Monday, September 23, 2013 Brenna Foster at +82 02 723 0635
2013 CITYNET Seoul Congress
CITYNET Brings Asia Pacific Mayors, NGOs
and Global Organizations to Seoul
This November CITYNET will bring hundreds of city mayors, civic leaders and international experts together for the 2013 CITYNET Seoul Congress. Participants will delve into a wide range of topics including infrastructure management, disaster risk reduction, sustainable planning, air quality, and Seoul’s best practices.
What: 2013 CITYNET Seoul Congress: Innovative Solutions for People-Friendly Cities
Who: 300 Mayors, City Officials and Urban Development Stakeholders
When: Monday, November 3rd – Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
Where: Seoul Global Center and City Hall
CITYNET, with partners from the United Nations, the Korea Transport Institute, the Seoul Institute, and Clean Air Asia, will offer sessions, forums, and interactive programs to explore innovative ways to develop people-friendly cities in Asia. Congress participants will leave with a range of new urban development tools at their disposal, and strengthened connections to their counterparts across the region.
Attendance at this event is invitation-only. Interested parties may contact the CITYNET Secretariat for information on open sessions. For more information follow us on twitter @CITYNET_ORG, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/citynetsecretariat or visit www.seoul2013.citynetcongress.org.
For over 20 years, CITYNET (The Regional Network of Local Authorities for the Management of Human Settlements) has committed itself to helping local governments improve the sustainability of human settlements. Starting with 26 members in 1987, CITYNET has grown to become an international organisation of more than 100 members in more than 20 countries, most of which are cities and local governments in the Asia-Pacific region. CITYNET relocated from Yokohama, Japan to Seoul, South Korea in early 2013.
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