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View of Istanbul with Galata Tower and vapur, Istanbul,Turkiye Copyright: Shutterstock/Tania Zbrodko

World Cities Day brings Urban October to an end on 31 October each year and was first celebrated in 2014. As with World Habitat Day, a global observance is held in a different city each year and the day focuses on a specific theme.

On 31 October 2023, the Global Observance of World Cities Day, under the theme Financing sustainable urban future for all, will explore how we can unlock transformative investment in urban planning and achieve adequate fiscal decentralization.

REGISTER TO ATTEND THE EVENT Registration to attend the Global Observance in-person or online is now open and will close on 26 October 2023, 18:00 hours (GMT+3).

Information on the previous World Cities Day celebrations is available here. Please feel free to contact us on our email address:

Republished from UN-Habitat Website.


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