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    Ion Ceban participates in the UN Forum of Mayors in Geneva

     06.10.2020 11:10    260 Views    

    Ion Ceban, the General Mayor participates today in the work of the UN Forum of Mayors (city leaders), organized by the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the Department of Urban Development, Housing and Land Management within UNECE.

    In the second half of the day (14.00-16:00 hours), the mayor of Chisinau will give a speech in the work of the Forum of City Leaders.

    The event takes place at the United Nations Palace in Geneva and brings together mayors from major cities in Europe, North America, Central Asia and the Caucasus.

    The Forum's agenda includes topics on supporting cities on the necessary actions, strengthening the preparedness and response of the LPA to emergencies and the impact of disasters, as well as climate change.

    There will be discussed the creation of partnerships between cities, for joint efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, also about medium and long-term resilience strategies in urban areas, including post-COVID return.

    At the end of the Forum, the Geneva Declaration of Mayors will be adopted.

    We remind you that on Monday, Ion Ceban, the General Mayor met with Andrei Iatsenia, World Bank's Global Smart City Partnership Program, Disaster Risk Management Resilience & Land project coordinator, and Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).