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Geneva Cities Hub Event
Friday
18
June
City Diplomacy: an informal talk

City Diplomacy: an informal talk

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What role can cities play in global multilateral diplomacy? And what lessons can be drawn (including UNECE 2020 Forum of Mayors and similar experiences)?

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What role can cities play in global multilateral diplomacy? And what lessons can be drawn (including UNECE 2020 Forum of Mayors and similar experiences)?

This event, organised by Geneva Cities Hub, will provide an opportunity to:

  • Explore cooperation between UN agencies, States, cities and other stakeholders

  • Develop joint thinking on how to achieve more enhanced engagement of cities in global multilateral diplomacy

  • Explore how cities could interact more with global governance institutions
     

Register on our partner's website

at GCSP, Maison de la Paix (Pétale 4, 5th floor) Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2D, 1202 Geneva

 

Welcome remarks

  • Amb. Thomas Greminger, Director GCSP

 

Panelists

  • Dr. Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi, Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris and Columbia University (author of “City Diplomacy”)

  • Ms. Marie-Pierre Meganck, Counsellor Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations in Geneva

  • Mr. Svante L. Myrick, Mayor of Ithaca, New York, USA

  • Dr. Cecilia Cannon, Director, Executive Master in International Negotiation & Policy Making, Executive Education, Graduate Institute, Geneva

 

Moderation

  • Kamelia Kemileva, Executive Manager, Geneva Cities Hub

 

Partners


With the support and participation of:

  • the Permanent Mission of France to the UN in Geneva

  • the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

  • Geneva Cities Hub