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Urban 20 (U20)

Urban 20 (U20)

Urban 20 (U20) is an initiative developed in 2017 under the leadership of Mayor of Buenos Aires and Mayor of Paris, convened by C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40), in collaboration with United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG). The U20 seeks to develop a joint position and collective messages to inform and enrich the discussions of national leaders at the G20 Summit with the unique urban perspectives. Tokyo participated 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※,
Sao Paulo, Seoul※, Sydney, Tokyo, Tshwane

2019 Urban 20 (U20) Mayors Summit

In 2019, as Japan presides G20, Tokyo holds the second U20 Mayors Summit. Mayors of participating cities are invited to the U20 Mayors Summit to discuss and approve the Communiqué, which will be formally presented to the G20.

20 May 2019 Mon.-22 May 2019 Wed.(one month ahead of G20 Osaka Summit)

Hilton Tokyo 6-6-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan

2)Social Integration and Inclusion
3)Economic Growth


›(Press Release 19 April 2018)

›(Press Release 30 October 2018)

›(Press Release 31 October 2018)

›First Urban 20 Mayors Summit(Buenos Aires, 29-30 October 2018)


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