On October 31st, 2020, the Sino-German Urbanisation Partnership participated in the “World Cities Day 2020” in Fuzhou (Fujian Province), held by the National Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MoHURD), the Provincial Government and UN-HABITAT. BMU’s Director-General Dr. Karsten Sach delivered a key-note speech via video, calling for more international cooperation on climate change in cities. He also introduced new international initiatives by the BMU like the “Gap-Fund”, which will support cities worldwide with their urban climate policies. Overall, the contributions revolved around the topic of sustainable and green urban development. The whole livestream of the event in Chinese can be watched here.
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