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Call for Host City of CityNet Executive Committee Meeting 2018-2019
CityNet Secretariat is encouraging its members to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) to bid for the hosting of the 2018 and 2019 CityNet Executive Committee Meetings. Secretary-General Vijay Jagannathan said hosting Executive Committee Meeting is a privileged opportunity to highlight the city's cultural and historical heritage and best practices to international colleagues. 
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2017 CityNet Congress registration deadline extended

The registration deadline to participate in the upcoming 2017 CityNet Congress has been extended to 22 September 2017. Don't forget to register your participation to this year's Congress that will held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 5-8 November focusing on "Our City, Our Future: Sharing Local Solutions for Sustainable Development". We encourage city leaders across the Asia Pacific region to join this unmissable opportunity to voice urban challenges and form partnership with various urban stakeholders, from water management to the role of local governments in implementing SDGs. 

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2017 Urban Lighting Workshop in Seoul - Benefits of Sustainable Urban Lighting
On 29-30 June, CityNet, in collaboration with the Seoul Metropolitan Government and LUCI (the international network of cities on urban lighting), held a workshop on Urban Lighting in Seoul.40 participants from 8 countries and 16 cities/organizations joined the workshop. Overall, the 2-day workshop that was supported by Philips Lighting Korea gave a strong sense of the varied range of issues that Asian cities need to engage in order to do strategic urban lighting, with the added challenge of dealing with cities of very different sizes, histories and resources. 
CityNet visits Colombo in preparation of the 2017 Congress
In preparation of the 2017 CityNet Congress, the delegation from CityNet Secretariat that consisted of the CityNet Assistant Secretary General, Director of Programs, Director of Operations, Senior Program Officer, and Congress Coordinator visited Colombo, Sri Lanka, to ensure the smooth execution of this quadrennial event in November. 
CityNet's courtesy visit to Colombo former mayor
During the CityNet Secretariat visit to Kuala Lumpur, the delegation also had a chance to pay a courtesy visit to the former Mayor of Colombo Municipal Council Hon. A. J. M. Muzammil who is now holding the post of the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Malaysia. The Secretariat extended the Congress invitation to H.E. AJM Muzammil who continuously shows his support to CityNet.
Suwon Forum on Asian Human City
Suwon is hosting 2017  Suwon Forum on Asian Human City, which is aimed at sharing and promoting the value of human city among Asian cities. The forum will be held in Suwon's Deoham Public Complex on 25 to 26 September 2017 under the theme "Human City for All (Inclusiveness, Participation, Cultural Conviviality and Sustainability).
Transforming Cities of the Future – Marcus Evans 2nd Annual Smart Cities
Marcus Evans 2nd Annual Smart Cities will be happening on 25th – 27th October 2017 at Conrad Seoul, South Korea. The regional conference is set to address the unique challenges existing in urbanization, and economic growth. Don't miss the opportunity to network and discuss with Government authorities, international organizations, key international players and experts in the smart cities industry. For more information, please contact or visit the Event Website.
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