The virtual Summit was hosted by the U20 Co-Chairs, Virginia Raggi, Mayor of Rome and Giuseppe Sala, Mayor of Milan.
Cities from G20 countries, gathered as the Urban 20 (U20) met today for the U20 Mayors Summit 2021. The virtual meeting was hosted by the U20 Chairs, Virginia Raggi, Mayor of Rome and Giuseppe Sala, Mayor of Milan.
Statement, to be shared with the G20 Italian Presidency today, puts Green and Just Recovery on top of Urban 20 agenda, and recalls the imperative for G20 countries to use recovery funding in a way that advances, not hinders, ambitious and equitable climate action ahead of COP26.
This meeting will gather the Sherpas around Urban 20 of this year.It will focus on the objectives and where we are heading in 2021 and how to find engagement with the G20 process.
Mayors Virginia Raggi of Rome and Giuseppe Sala of Milan will co-chair the fourth Urban 20 cycle set to take place in 2021.
Last 5-6 March 2019, the City of Milan hosted the meeting of U20 Mayors’ representatives – also known as “Sherpas” – to prepare for the 2019 U20 Mayors Summit in Tokyo and discuss policy priorities for messages to the G20.