Cities are hubs of innovation and creativity.
Cities are key to achieving global goals.
With a high amount of educated people and financial means and they can scale up solutions quickly and efficiently.
When cities act together they have immense potential to tackle several challenges simultaneously.
From supporting global commitments to providing efficient local solutions, the influence of cities can be significant.
Cities can push forwards societal changes that will benefit us all.
There is a trend towards the strengthening of urban governance in the EU.