Wednesday Plenary Session
Partnership and Finance
Economically vibrant cities are now committed to partnerships with a range of stakeholders at local, national and international levels; enabling the leveraging of resources for investment, learning from each other’s best practices, and enhancing productivity. In addition, this plenary will address the links between urban safety and security, economic growth and poverty reduction.
- Katherine Sierra, Vice President and Network Head, Infrastructure, World Bank, USA
- Mohammad Yousaf Pashtun, Minister of Urban Development, Government of Afghanistan
- Pat Jacobsen, Chief Executive Officer, TransLink, Canada
- Pape Diop, Mayor of Dakar; President, National Assembly, Senegal (TBC)