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31 October : World Cities Day


31 October : World Cities Day



The United Nations General Assembly has designated the 31st of October as World Cities Day, by its resolution 68/239.

World Cities Day 2019's Theme: Changing the world: innovations and better life for future generations.

Every year, a different sub-theme is selected to celebrate the day to promote successes of urbanization and to address specific challenges resulting from urbanization.

The Day is expected to greatly promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world.