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Register to CityNet 37th Executive Committee Meeting and International Seminar

The 37th Executive Committee Meeting will take place in Da Nang on 21-22 November 2018. At this annual meeting, CityNet’s Executive Committee Members discuss the organization’s activities and plans. The meeting will be held back-to-back with the International Seminar ‘Investing in Sustainable Urbanization’ which will focus on city finance and urban infrastructure investments. This event will provide a platform for city leaders, practitioners and finance experts to share best practices and discuss how smart infrastructure investments can foster sustainable urbanization.


Online Registration is open until 15 August 2018. Further details can be found below. For inquiries contact Felix Kalkowsky at

2018 Suwon Forum on Asian Human City “Human City for All”
In collaboration with CityNet, Suwon City Government holds the 2018 Suwon Forum on Asian Human City from 17-18 September 2018. This Forum will provide a platform to share human-centered urban policies and cooperative network for urban development in Asia. With an overarching theme of “Human City for All”, this comprehensive Forum will explore areas such as residential and urban regeneration, urban resilience and recovery, and citizen democracy. The previous 2017 Suwon Forum was met with positive response from 511 participants from 15 countries, 21 municipalities and 53 organizations, including administrations, regional networks and academic institutions. Further information will be made available in the coming weeks.
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