What is the 12th Asia Pacific City Summit?
Purpose of the Summit
Urbanization is advancing throughout the world. It is expected that about 70% of the world's population will live in cities by 2050, and as a result, cities will face numerous challenges. The role of cities has become more crucial.
The importance of sustainable urbanization is also promoted by the United Nations, such as in the "2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", a plan of action for people, planet, and prosperity, and the "New Urban Agenda (NUA)", a global framework for resolving issues regarding urbanization and human settlements.
On this occasion, Fukuoka City and UN-Habitat ROAP-Fukuoka will co-host the Asian-Pacific City Summit under the theme of "Sustainable Cities and Communities". In light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the centerpiece of the 2030 Agenda, we will seek to solve urban issues through measures such as inter-city collaboration.
New Challenges of the Asian-Pacific City Summit