The Tokyo Metropolitan Government hosted the 2019 Urban 20 (U20) Tokyo Mayors Summit as the chair city. As the result of the Summit, U20 issued the communiqué stated below as a message to the G20.
Urban 20 (U20)
Urban 20 (U20) is an initiative developed in 2017 under the leadership of the Mayor of Buenos Aires and Mayor of Paris, and convened by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) in collaboration with United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG). U20 seeks to develop a joint position and collective messages to inform and enrich the discussions of national leaders at the G20 Summit through unique urban perspectives. Tokyo has been participating in the U20 from 24 January 2018.
【U20 Participating Cities】(as of February 2019) 27 cities
※Sister and Friendship Cities of Tokyo（9 cities）
Barcelona, Beijing※, Berlin※, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Durban, Hamburg, Houston, Jakarta※, Johannesburg, London※, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, Montreal, Moscow※, New York City※, Osaka City, Paris※, Rio de Janeiro, Rome※,
São Paulo, Seoul※, Sydney, Tokyo, Tshwane
2019 Urban 20 (U20) Mayors Summit
In 2019, as Japan will host the G20 Summit, Tokyo will host the second U20 Mayors Summit. Mayors of participating cities are invited to the U20 Mayors Summit to discuss and approve a communiqué, which will be formally presented to the G20.
20 May - 22 May 2019 (one month ahead of the G20 Osaka Summit)
Hilton Tokyo, 6-6-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023 Japan
1) Climate Action
2) Social Inclusion and Integration
3) Sustainable Economic Growth
1) U20 Participating Cities
Berlin, Buenos Aires, Durban, Hamburg, Houston, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mexico City, Montreal, New York City, Osaka City, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, São Paulo, Seoul, Tshwane, and Tokyo
2) Observer Cities
Amsterdam, Brussels, Helsinki, Riyadh, Rotterdam, Ulaanbaatar, and Yokohama
*Due to the capacity of the venue, the participants in the 2019 U20 Mayors Summit will be invitation only.