+ INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON URBAN POLICY For Sustainable Development Goals

- OBJECTIVES

The partners of the Urban SDG Knowledge Platform convene a regular international forum on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in cities, showcasing best practices and innovations from around the Asia-Pacific region. This forum enables city leaders and practitioners to share experiences and design key recommendations to support SDG implementation and city-to-city cooperation at the local level. In particular, the forum focuses on:

+ The role of cities in the implementation of the sustainable development goals and sharing experiences in sustainable urban development through focused discussions on the SDGs and their relevance to cities; + Providing a venue to share urban policy examples; and, + Exploring opportunities for regional and international cooperation to support the implementation and follow-up of the SDGs at the local level The first International Forum on Urban Policy for the Sustainable Development Goals was organized in Seoul on 8-10 June 2016 and adopted the Seoul Communique.

- CO-ORGANIZER

  • Seoul Metropolitan
    Government
  • United Nations
    ESCAP
  • CityNet

- SUPPORTING ORGANIZTIONS