Urban 20 Mayoral Summit

Context:  Recently, the Urban 20 Mayoral Summit was held in Gandhinagar. About the Summit:
  • Hosted: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs with the support of National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), the U20 Technical Secretariat.
  • It brought together city leaders from across G20 countries to deliberate on actions towards sustainability.
G20 Communiqué from the Mayors to G20 leaders:
  • Six Priorities of the Communiqué:
    • Encouraging environmentally responsible behaviours
    • Accelerating climate finance
    • Championing local culture and economy
    • Ensuring water security
    • Catalysing digital urban futures
    • Reinventing frameworks for urban planning and governance.
  • It is aligned with the G20 theme of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”, or One Earth, One Family, One Future.
News Source: pib 

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