World Cities Day 2022: Act Local to Go Global

World Cities Day 2022: Act Local to Go Global

World Cities Day ends Urban October, a month to promote urban issues and solutions, on 31 October each year. It was first celebrated in Shanghai, China in 2014.

This year’s global observance takes place on 31 October 2022 under the theme 'Act Local to Go Global'. It comes homes to Shanghai, China where World Cities Day was initiated.

UN-Habitat brings together different partners and diverse stakeholders to share their experiences and approaches to local action, what local action worked and what is needed to empower local and regional governments to create greener, more equitable and sustainable cities.

Keynote speakers include the Executive Director of UN-Habitat, the Mayor of Shanghai, the Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China and the UNDP Assistant Administrator, among many others.

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  • Title

    World Cities Day 2022: Act Local to Go Global
  • Type

  • Organizers

  • From

    October 31, 2022 12:01 AM
  • Until

    October 31, 2022 12:01 AM
  • Venue

    Shanghai, China
  • Address

    The Grand Halls, 118 Huangpu Road, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China


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Cite: "World Cities Day 2022: Act Local to Go Global" 31 Oct 2022. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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