Urban-20 City Sherpas’ meet begins at Ahmedabad in Gujarat
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A two-day Urban-20 City Sherpas’ meet began on 9 February in Ahmedabad.
An overview of the news
More than 30 international cities are participating in this two-day event to discuss the sustainable development of U20 cities.
Following the meeting, a draft communique will be finalised which will be issued during the Mayors Summit later this year.
The meeting is being organized by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.
The purpose of the meeting is to focus on fostering solidarity between cities to find common solutions that are in line with the overall objectives of the G20.
This is the third meeting to be held in Gujarat as part of India's chairmanship of the G20.
The U20, one of the G20's engagement groups, provides a forum for cities in the G20 countries to discuss and collectively address key urban development issues – climate change, social inclusion, sustainable mobility and affordable housing.
Six priority areas of U20
Urban planning and administration
Digitalisation of urban amenities
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