World Cities Summit: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

October 31: World Cities Day

Published: October 31, 2020

Every year, October 31 is celebrated as the World Cities Day by the United Nations. The day promotes global urbanization, addresses challenges of urbanization, pushes for cooperation among countries for sustainable urban development. This year, the World Cities Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Valuing Our Communities and Cities Highlights The COVID-19 has ..

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Facts Box: World Cities Summit

Published: March 22, 2020

The World Cities Summit was recently postponed due to the threat of Corona Virus. The summit that is to be held in Singapore has been postponed to June 20, 2021. The Summit is an international conference that brings together policy makers to identify innovative solutions to cities that are facing challenges. This year the summit ..

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World Cities Summit 2020 to be held in Singapore

Published: March 19, 2020

‘World Cities Summit’ is a global biennial conference hosted by Singapore. This year, World Cities Summit (WCS) 2020 is scheduled to be held from July 5 to 9. The theme of this year’s summit as announced by the Singapore government is ‘Liveable and Sustainable Cities: Adapting to a Disrupted World’. Leaders from several governments and ..

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Singapore hosts 6th edition of biennial World Cities Summit (WCS-2018)

Published: July 9, 2018

The 6th edition of biennial World Cities Summit (WCS-2018) has started in Singapore with theme “Liveable & Sustainable Cities: Embracing the Future through Innovation and Collaboration” from July 8. The 2018 theme will explore how cities can be more liveable and resilient through better governance and planning, technology and social innovations, as well as collaborations ..

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6th edition of biennial World Cities Summit held in Singapore

Published: July 9, 2018

The sixth edition of biennial World Cities Summit was held in Singapore from July 8 to 12, 2018. Its theme was “Liveable & Sustainable Cities: Embracing the Future through Innovation and Collaboration“. The summit was held together with Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore. Key Facts The summit was jointly organised by Singapore’s ..

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