SAUDI URBAN20 CHAIR WISHES ITALY ‘BUONA FORTUNA’ WITH THE 2021 URBAN20 PRESIDENCY

SAUDI URBAN20 CHAIR WISHES ITALY ‘BUONA FORTUNA’ WITH THE 2021 URBAN20 PRESIDENCY

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, The Urban20 (U20) Chair, His Excellency Fahd Al-Rasheed, President of the Royal Commission for Riyadh City has today wished his Italian counterparts good luck or “Buona Fortuna” as Italy prepares to take up the reins of the 2021 G20 Presidency and the engagement group of cities, the U20. “The city of Riyadh is immensely proud and honored to have Chaired the 2020 U20. We are proud of the progress we made together as the U20 of 42 cities and 30 think tanks, universities, and multi-lateral entities.   We…

On the occasion of UN World Cities Day, Urban 20 (U20) Engagement Group of the G20, announces the creation of a “Global Urban Resilience Fund” in response to COVID-19

On the occasion of UN World Cities Day, Urban 20 (U20) Engagement Group of the G20, announces the creation of a “Global Urban Resilience Fund” in response to COVID-19

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,  The Urban 20 (U20), a G20 Engagement Group, today announced that it is working to create a Global Urban Resilience Fund, the first fund of its type developed by cities, for cities. Speaking about the announcement U20 Chair, H.E. Fahd Al-Rasheed, President of the Royal Commission for Riyadh City, noted; “We have the opportunity right now to learn from the impact of COVID-19, to study how to build cities which are more resilient and agile. The cities of the U20 have taken the lead to develop a…

Record number of mayors endorse the U20 2020 Communiqué

Record number of mayors endorse the U20 2020 Communiqué

 ·    Invest in “green and just” recovery for cities, U20 urges G20 leaders ·    27-point U20 Communiqué urges G20 to invest and collaborate with U20 in four critical areas crucial to support sustainable urbanisation in the years ahead ·    Communiqué calls on G20 to commit and act “immediately on the climate emergency” ·    U20 Chair HE Fahd Al-Rasheed: This is our chance to determine the role that cities play in the next phase of our civilization ·    U20 Summit welcomed more than 500 participants from around the world A record…

Riyadh on Track to Become Sustainable City – International Experts

Over 60 international experts have concluded a 2-day symposium ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’, offering advice and suggestions on projects worth US$23 billion, that will help transform Riyadh into a world-class sustainable city and enhance the lives of its 7 million residents. Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, (AETOSWire): A panel of prominent international experts from various academic and professional fields have concluded a symposium on Riyadh’s plans to become a world-class sustainable city. The Symposium, hosted by The Royal Commission for Riyadh (RCRC), took place at King Fahad Library, Riyadh on…