Brief on World Cities Day 2018

The World Cities Day celebration was proposed in the Shanghai Declaration by the organising committee of the World Expo, the United Nations and the International Exhibition Bureau at the World Expo 2010 Shanghai China. The United Nations General Assembly designated the 31st of October as World Cities Day, in resolution 68/239 on 27 December 2013. The 2014 World Cities Day Global Observation was held in Shanghai, China in 2014, followed by Milan, Quito and Guangzhou. China has always generously supported WCD.

Source: UN-Habitat/WCD

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