MedCities joints the 17th Meeting of the MCSD

MedCities presented a proposal for assuming a leading role in the creation of an urban toolkit for sustainable cities in the Mediterranean

On July 4th-6th MedCities participated in the 17th Meeting of the Mediterranean Commission for Sustainable Development (MCSD) held in Athens.The event served as a consulting gathering towards the next meeting of the Contracting Parties of the Barcelona Convention (COP20) to be held in Tirana in December 2017.

The meeting was an occasion to discuss the activities included in the Mediterranean Action Plan 2018-2019 as well as an opportunity to follow up on the implementation of the Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development (MSSD) and its flagships initiative. Among them, MedCities presented a proposal for assuming a leading role in the creation of an urban toolkit for sustainable cities in the Mediterranean.

MedCities has been member of the Steering Committee of the MCSD for the last biennia representing the local authorities. The meeting in Athens was also an occasion to elect a new Steering Committee for the period 2017-2020.

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