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2nd One-Belt-One-Road

Inclusive and Sustainable City Exhibition and Dialogue

26 to 28 September 2017

Vienna, Austria

From 26 to 28 September 2017, UNIDO will host the 2nd “One-Belt-One-Road Inclusive and Sustainable City Exhibition and Dialogue” (OBOR event) in Vienna, Austria. The 2nd OBOR event will focus on sector-specific urban-industrial development challenges, which will aid in the development of concrete project-based opportunities for business matchmaking, financing and investment.

The event will feature participants from the public and private sectors, including municipal representatives, development finance institutions, domestic and international enterprises, international organizations, industry association, and experts from academia.

Programme

Module 1: High-Level Policy Dialogue
  1. Session 1: Global Goals to Local Impact

  2. Session 2: Urban-Industrial Nexus

  3. Session 3: Cities of Tomorrow

  4. Session 4: Financing the Future

Module 2: Showcasing Urban-Industrial Demands and Opportunities
  1. Mayoral forum and dialogue

  2. Exhibition

Module 3: Showcasing Urban-Industrial Solutions and Meeting Demands
  1. Urban Solutions and Business Opportunities

  2. Matchmaking

  3. Exhibition

  4. Study Tour

Module 4: Networking and Collaborative Discussions
  1. “One-Belt-One-Road Inclusive and Sustainable City Service Network” Annual Focal Point Workshop

  2. Inter-Agency Meeting on Interlinkages between the Sustainable Development Goals

Highlights Video

The first “One-Belt-One-Road Inclusive and Sustainable City Exhibition and Dialogue” was held from 17 to 21 October 2016 at the Vienna International Centre, UNIDO Headquarters, Vienna, Austria.

Venue

One-Belt-One-Road Inclusive and Sustainable City Exhibition and Dialogue” will be held at the Vienna International Centre, UNIDO Headquarters, Vienna, Austria.

Contact

For more information regarding the event, feel free to contact us.

Organizers

Activity-Level Partners

UNIDO WELCOMES THE PARTICIPATION OF CITIES AND INVITES THEM

2nd OBOR Event (26 to 28 September 2017)
  • To nominate their city for sector-specific city-assessments to be conducted between April to June 2017 and to be recognized as a UNIDO-OBOR partner city (please refer to the aide-memoire for their contributions);
  • To nominate their city for participation in the Exhibition and the Mayoral Forum and Dialogue;
  • To offer organizational support and/or financial sponsorship of various event-related activities.
3rd OBOR Event (TBD in 2018)
  • To nominate their city as a potential host city for the 3rd annual OBOR event, which will be held in 2018, and to be recognized as a UNIDO-OBOR partner city (please refer to the aide-memoire).

“One-Belt-One-Road Inclusive and Sustainable City Service Network”

UNIDO is pleased to announce the launch of the “One-Belt-One-Road Inclusive and Sustainable City Service Network” which is open for signature to all representatives from cities, chambers of commerce and academic institutions. This network aims to provide the following services to the signatories of the focal point agreement:

  • To help technical cooperation projects meet the demands and challenges of urban-industrial development;
  • To facilitate city-level and sector-specific matchmaking;
  • To advance capacity-building and trade and investment promotion;
  • To share southern solutions for integrated urban-industrial development;
  • To promote urban-industrial innovation through knowledge transfer; and
  • To encourage dialogue for city-to-city, city-to-business and business-to-business cooperation.

The “One-Belt-One-Road Inclusive and Sustainable City Service Network” is a mutually beneficial service open to all signatories on a voluntary basis. Please note that this agreement is non-binding in nature and that all services can be availed without any financial obligation to either party. Those interested are invited to sign the attached focal point agreement.

Please sign and send the agreement to the following email address: Mr. Weixi GONG, Senior Coordinator for South-South and Triangular Industrial Cooperation, United Nations Industrial Development Organization.