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GCH presented its pledges to P2C Digital Coalition

On 12 December 2023, at the Partner2Connect Digital Coalition Annual Meeting co-director Kemileva officially presented the pledges by GCH to raise awareness among Local and Regional Governments (LRGs) about the important role they can play to scale-out efforts to increase meaningful connectivity in cities. The GCH seeks to better connect local and regional governments to …

GCH proud to support Swiss whole-of-government pledge at GRF: Cities are also key to address refugee challenges!

The Global Cities Hub is proud to support the whole-of-government Swiss pledge, developed under the leadership of the city of Zürich and submitted at the Global Refugee Forum held in Geneva (13-15 Dec. 2023). Parties to the pledge commit to enhance the cooperation between the municipal, cantonal and federal levels in national refugee policymaking to …

3rd WHO Mayors’ dialogue on promoting urban governance for health and well-being

On 22 November 2023 GCH had the pleasure to contribute to the discussion at the “Third Mayors’ Dialogue on Promoting Urban Governance for Health and Well-being” organized by WHO. The dialogue was part of the WHO global initiative on Urban Governance for Health and Well-being (2020-2028), that enables sharing knowledge and best practices on innovative and practical …

Annual retreat 2023 of the Global Cities Hub

On 11 December 2023, the Global Cities Hub will hold its Annual strategic retreat. This year, the retreat will focus on the multilateral role and contribution by city networks in addressing global challenges with local effects. For that purpose, the GCH and invited partners will explore possible synergies to better advance our joint advocacy towards …

Interview of Kanop Ketchart, Mayor of Nakhon Si Thammarat

Kanop Ketchart, Mayor of Nakhon Si Thammarat, granted the Global Cities Hub an interview, following his participation at the 3rd Forum of Mayors (2-3 October 2023, Geneva). Read about the Mayor’s perspective on the international engagement of his city. What will you bring back home from your experience in Geneva? Having the chance to visit Geneva provided …