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Urban 20 (U20)

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 October 2018) 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

【Theme (TBD)】
1) Sustainability
2) Social Integration and Inclusion
3) Economic Growth

【Governer's video message】


【First Urban 20 Mayors Summit (in Buenos Aires, 29-30 October 2018)】


◆Key documents of the first Urban 20 Mayors Summit

> Joint Statement(PDF:146KB)

> Communiqué(PDF:9.2MB)

> White Papers

>> Affordable Housing in the World's Cities(PDF:13.4MB)

>> Building open transparent responsive and inclusive cities(PDF:12.2MB)

>> Gender Inequalities in Cities(PDF:16.2MB)

>> Implementing the Paris Agreement at the Local Level; A Framework Proposal to Foster Vertical Integration in NDCs(PDF:21.8MB)

>> Inclusive Growth and Social Cohesion in Cities: An OECD Approach(PDF:10.0MB)

>> Promoting Subnational Financing for Cities(PDF:13.8MB)

>> The Future of Work in CIties(PDF:14.3MB)

>> Translating Global Vision into Local Reality: Building the right knowledge and policy infrastructure to support local sustainable development(PDF:1.5MB)

>> Upstream Planning For Upstream Planning(PDF:16.3MB)

>> Urban challenges in the 21st Century(PDF:1.4MB)

>> Urban Mobility,Health and Public Spaces: Reshaping Urban Landscapes(PDF:14.5MB)

>> Urban Water Resilience(PDF:11.9MB)

【Press Release】

◆ 19 April 2018

◆ 30 October 2018 EN CN KR

◆ 31 October 2018


Project Section,International Affairs Division
Office of the Governor for Policy Planning