World Cities Day
The United Nations General Assembly has designated the 31st of October as World Cities Day. The Day is expected to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world. This year the theme is “Innovative Governance, Open cities” to highlight the important role of urbanization as a source of global development and social inclusion
In the framework of the Policy Forum on Development, one of its members, the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) organisation, is promoting the work of Cities Alliances on youth and women-related issues in cities.
Watch here below the interview of Mrs Priscilla Ofori-Amanfo, Communication officer, Cities Alliances, presenting the problematic of youth and women in cities.