With most migrants moving to cities, local authorities have a major role to play for creating an urban environment that enables them to positively contribute to local sustainable prosperity. This topic-oriented session will enable participants to reflect their experience and breakthrough practices on how to factor migration into urban mangement in the era of climate change. Diversity and engagement with young voices will be ensured during this session.
The event will also introduce a guidance for creating an enabling environment for migrants’ inclusion in cities thorugh cross-sector, multi-level governance and multi-stakeholder approaches. This tool involves UN-HABITAT, CMI, OECD, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNICEF, and WHO in cooperation with IOM, Mayors Migration Council and UCLG.