March 13, 2019
Nairobi, Kenya

The purpose of the Summit is to bring in a one single event local and regional governments together with national governments, but also private sector leaders and key influencers on urban innovation. 


The objectives of the Cities Summit is three-fold: 

·        Provide an opportunity for high level dialogue between local and regional governments, and national governments, private sector and civil society organisations; 

·        As a direct input to UNEA-4, identify key messages and success stories on innovation for sustainable consumption and production in cities, with a view to localising SDGs, and implementing ecological transition in the context of the New Urban Agenda;

·        Kick start a process to develop partnerships and commitments ready for the SG’s Climate Summit on integrated urban infrastructure.