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Porto will host the 2020 CITIES Forum

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The future directions of urban development within Cohesion Policy, including the future of the Urban Agenda for the EU, will be reflected.
20 January 2020 - ERNACT  project

Maixa Zabaleta


The fourth edition of CITIES Forum - 'together we shape a sustainable urban future' takes place on 30-31 January 2020 in Porto (Portugal). Organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, and the City of Porto. The CITIES Forum 2020 is a two-day major event of the European Commission bringing together key stakeholders from European, national and local levels. 

The Forum is a place for all stakeholders to capitalise on common achievements and reflect on the future directions of urban development within Cohesion Policy including the future of the Urban Agenda for the EU.

In the two-day event they will have panel discussions with high-level speakers and workshops showcasing how the city works on technology solutions and deals with climate and environmental issues at specific locations in the city of Porto. 

CITIES Forum 2020 will present good practices making use of European Regional Development Funds, learn more about the outcome of the assessment study on the Urban Agenda for the EU, be prepared for a transition towards a circular economy and the issues cities face related to housing and equal access to services for all. 

There is organised a CityLab on balanced territorial development and exhibition with urban organisations, programmes and initiatives.

For more information about the event please follow this link.





Click here to email  Ianire Renobales at ERNACT for further information

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