Month: October 2017

World Cities Day – Innovative Governance, Open Cities

World Cities Day is the first international day established under the proposal of Chinese government. It was proposed in the Shanghai Declaration by organizing committee of the World Expo, UN and International Exhibition Bureau the closing day of the closing ceremony of World Expo 2010 Shanghai China, should be nominated as World Cities Day. With the joint efforts of UN-Habitat, MOHURD, CCPIT and Shanghai Municipal Government, the UN General Assembly adopted the resolution which designated 31 October as World Cities Day (WCD) in December 2013.

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