7 June 2001, at 11am - 1pm, in Conference Room 8
the United Nations Headquarters in New York
associations of local authorities and international development
support organisations will
meet to discuss
the future of city-to-city cooperation.
let us hear your opinion or come,
listen to what other practitioners have to say.
a new partnership between the Associations of Local Authorities
and the United Nations
may become the international development approach of the
Join city representatives who will talk about the benefits
city-to-city learning and mutual support
and the representatives of international organisations who
will talk about the broad range of options for supporting
cities in their cooperation.
Participate in launching and reviewing the findings and
recommendations of a new publication on
issues arising from experience
copies available in Msword and PDF)
with us the benefits and bottlenecks
of city-to-city cooperation and help us
the way forward
a comprehensive inventory, up-to-date data base and web
site, and a
regular global forum on city-to-city cooperation.
Meet the panel, chaired by Joan Clos, Mayor of Barcelona
and President of WACLAC with Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka,
Executive Director UNCHS (Habitat), Reinhart Helmke,
Executive Director UNOPS, Carlos Zeferino Torreblanca,
Mayor of Acapulco and President of Aalmac, Christian
Feuillet, Deputy President of Region Ile de France,
Paolo Costa, Mayor of Venice, Ayyoub Rabah,
Mayor of Ramallah, Clr. A. Masono, Mayor of Greater
Johannesburg, and Yves Ducharme, Mayor of Hull expected.
(Marcelo Noversztern of UTO will serve as facilitator)
meeting is organised by the United Towns Organisation
(UTO) on behalf of the World Associations of Cities
and Local Authorities Coordination (WACLAC) and
the Advisory Committee of Local Authorities in cooperation
with UNCHS (Habitat)