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7th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns – A green and socially responsible economy: a solution in times of crisis?

17 - 19 April 2013: Geneva, Switzerland

The focus of the 7th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns is on the green economy, in all its dimensions, and how gaps between environmental, economic and social goals can be bridged. It will bring together local and national governments, United Nations and European institutions, businesses, science institutes and research and development organisations from all over Europe. Read more…

The three-day conference, organised by the City of Geneva, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability and the Sustainable Towns and Cities Campaign, offers a range of plenary and break-out sessions connected to a green and socially responsible economy. Topics include the economic, environmental and societal challenges of a green economy at a local level, sustainable financing and procurement, and governance systems.

The invited speakers include the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, the European Regional Policy Commissioner, Johannes Hahn and the Coordinator of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20, Brice Lalonde.

For more information, please visit the conference website.

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