The New York City Mayor’s Office for International Affairs in collaboration with UN-Habitat, the City of Helsinki, and Global Citizen
Invite you to:
Global Vision | Urban Action: Collaborating for a Stronger Future
Webinar 1: Public Health
This virtual event will bring together high-level representatives from various subnational governments and institutions to explore the COVID-19 situation. Representatives will use the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Voluntary Local Review to discuss strategies for building a more equitable and sustainable future.
A special message from:
H.E. Amina J. Mohammed | Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations
Keynote Remarks by:
Maimunah Mohd Sharif | Executive Director, UN-Habitat
David Nabarro | World Health Organization (WHO) Special Envoy on COVID-19 Response
Penny Abeywardena | Commissioner for International Affairs, City of New York
Helder Barbalho | Governor, State of Pará, Brazil
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr | Mayor, City of Freetown, Sierra Leone
Sanna-Mari Jäntti | Director of Strategic Initiatives, City of Helsinki, Finland
Dr. Cathy Oke | Councillor, City of Melbourne, Australia
Michael Cohen | Director of the Doctoral Program in Public and Urban Policy, The New School
Elana Broitman | Vice President, Global Government Relations, Global Citizen
Aissata M.B. Camara | Deputy Commissioner for International Affairs, City of New York
Please click here to RSVP.
Participants are encouraged to submit questions to IARSVP@cityhall.nyc.gov ahead of the event.