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1st Meeting, Forum of Mayors 2022

1st Meeting, Forum of Mayors 2022
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The second Forum of Mayors (Forum of Mayors 2022) will be held back-to-back with the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development. The event will provide a platform for Mayors from the UNECE region to exchange information on experiences and best practices on city level policies and practices.
10:00-10:35 Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda
  • Doris Andoni, Chair, CUDHLM; and Head of Housing, Ministry of Finance and Economy, Albania
Welcome speeches
  • Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the UNOG
  • Olga Algayerova, UNECE Executive Secretary
  • Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN Habitat
  • Sami Kanaan, Deputy Mayor, Geneva, Switzerland
Keynote speeches
  • Norman Foster, Architect
  • Jean Todt, UN Special Envoy for Road Safety
10:35-13:00 Session 1: Sustainable urban transport, shared mobility and safer roads
  • Co-moderated by: Tomaso Rossini, Captain of the Castle, San Marino, San Marino
  • Giampiero Bambagioni, CUDHLM Bureau Member, Italy
  • UNECE Secretariat: Setting the context
  • Hrachya Sargsyan, Mayor, Yerevan, Armenia
  • Andria Basilaia, Deputy Mayor, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Sharon Dijksma, Mayor, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Tomaso Rossini, Captain of the Castle, San Marino, San Marino
  • Morten Wolden, Chief Executive, Trondheim, Norway
  • Fatma Şahin, Mayor, Gaziantep, Turkey
  • Yvonne Denise Aki-Sawyerr, Mayor, Freetown, Sierra Leone*
  • Mahadi Che Ngah, Mayor, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Michelle Wu, Mayor, Boston, United States