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First Parliament of Mayors to convene in October

At a press launch in London today, former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, and US Conference of Mayors CEO, Tom Cochran, revealed why they are throwing their weight behind a new body of mayors, which aims to transform global governance.

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Last chance to submit outline for papers for Amsterdam International Water Week conference

Those wishing to submit papers for the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) conference have under three weeks to send in their outlines. Submissions for the event, which looks to provide an international platform for integrated water solutions, will close on the 14 February 2015.

Why travel cards are smart business for cities

As public transport ridership increases due to the growth of urban populations, cities are looking at more efficient ways of coping with demand. Jonathan Andrews explores the development of smart card technology and the rising business case for cities to use them

Chongqing to host key forum for Chinese cities

Mme Li Xiaolin, President of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, has confirmed she will attend the City Infrastructure Forum in Chongqing which will be hosted by Mayor Huang on 9 and 10 September. The forum is a first for China and will bring together officials from across the country to interact with […]

Cities Today talks to Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary General for UCLG Africa

Interviewed prior to the Africities Summit held in Dakar, Senegal, December 2012 What role do you see for UCLG Africa in terms of the development of the continent? The UCLG Africa vision was clearly articulated during the founding congress of our organisation in Tshwane, South Africa, in May 2005, as follows: “building the unity of […]