CityNet is the largest association of urban stakeholders committed to sustainable development in the Asia Pacific region. Established in 1987 with the support of UNESCAP, UNDP and UN-Habitat, the Network of cities has grown to include 154 municipalities, NGOs, private companies and research centers.
We connect actors, exchange knowledge and build commitment to establish more sustainable and resilient cities. Through capacity building, city-to-city cooperation and tangible projects, we help our members respond to Climate Change, Disaster, the Sustainable Development Goals and rising Infrastructure demands.
To connect urban actors and deliver tangible solutions for cities across the Asia Pacific region.
Vision & Core Values
Promote the exchange of knwledge and best practices
Suppoert livable, inclusive, and equitable cities
Forge the largest network of urban stakeholders across the Asia Pacific region
Nurture an enduring network of urban actors that together create sustainable and resilient cities
Combat global climate change and disaster resilience
Advance urban issues on the global sustainability agenda
Observe and effectively respond to the changing urban landscape
We bring together local governments, civil society, and the private sector to collectively act for more sustainable cities.
We unite key stakeholders to share knowledge and find innovative solutions for urban challenges.
We believe in building a movement for more people-friendly, socially just, ecologically sound, economically productive, culturally vibrant, and globally connected cities.