Silk Road Mayors’ Meeting On South-South Cooperation In Smart Green Cities And Tourism

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DUBAI, U.A.E. At the side-event of the World Green Economy Summit 2018, the Silk Road Mayor’s Meeting on South-South Cooperation in Smart Green Cities and Tourism aims at promoting South-South cooperation on the subject matter among the Maritime-Continental Silk Road Cities Alliance (MCSR CA) city members along the “Belt and Road” as well as beyond.

The Meeting represents an opportunity for the distinguished representatives of the MCSR CA member cities, other cities that proactively contribute to the implementation of the green economy agenda, as well as the representatives of the international community to share and discuss examples of successful green economy solutions as well as challenges faced by cities from the South in promoting smart green cities and tourism.

The discussions will also touch upon the domains of green investment promotion and use of digital technology to accelerate the shift to the green economy model.

It is an opportunity to reach a collaborative outcome between WGEO and MCSR CA to contribute to the expansion of an action-oriented Smart and Sustainable Cities Platform (including the focus on tourism) for future collaboration for the participating cities and other stakeholders.

What: The Silk Road Mayor’s Meeting on South-South Cooperation in Smart Green Cities and Tourism
When: Thu, 25 October 2018 (The session starts at 02:00 pm)
Where: World Green Economy Summit 2018 – Dedicated Space
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai World Trade Center

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For more information, please contact: Edem Bakshish, Chief, Division for Arab States, Europe and the CIS, UNOSSC, edem.bakhshish@undp.org