Metropolis: Contribution to the Global Compact for safe, orderly, and regular migration

Metropolis: Contribution to the Global Compact for safe, orderly, and regular migration

Under the theme “Inclusive Metropolitan Cities and City-Regions”, the 2018 Metropolis Annual Meeting is hosted by Gauteng Province and will take place in Johannesburg.

The meeting will provide a platform for networking and exchanging of ideas. It will also bring together government leaders, city managers, urban managers, experts, international NGOs, academics and other important stakeholders from around the world.

The agenda is intended to ensure that key issues of inclusion are placed on the global agenda of metropolitan areas. As a result, the thematic sessions will focus on key issues for sustainable urbanisation such as migration, anti-racism, social cohesion, gender equality, youth employment, growth of urban poverty, empowerment of girl children and informalisation. Several prominent international speakers will be in attendance.

In addition to the Metropolis statutory meetings and the delegates programme, progress on several Metropolis initiatives and the training programme of the association will also be presented.

The official program for the 2018 Metropolis Annual Meeting, set to take place in Johannesburg from August 26 to 29, promises to be a rich and diverse event, featuring prominent speakers, opportunities for unique discussions on sustainable urban development 

Registration to the event (will be open next July 12th) / Program Here


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