World Cities Day 2022

World Cities Day 2022 – Every year, World Cities Day is observed on October 31st in the world. the main purpose of this is to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, cooperation among countries in addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world.

  • It marks the sustainable development goal to make cities “inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”.
  • It also boosts cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing the challenges of urbanization around the world.
  • In 2021, UN-Habitat and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt are going to conduct the Global Observance in Luxor.

World Cities Day 2022: History

  • In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly established this day in its resolution A/RES/68/239 on 27th December.
  • In 2014, World Cities Day was celebrated for the first time.

World Cities Day 2022: Theme

  • The theme 2021 for World Cities Day is ‘Adapting Cities for Climate Resilience’, it will focus on steps to aware people of the effects of climate-related disasters, like floods, droughts, sea-level rise, heatwaves, landslides, and storms on cities.

World Cities Day 2022: FAQs

What is the theme of World Cities Day 2021?

The 2021 Theme of World Cities Day (WCD) is Adapting cities for climate resilience.

Why do we celebrate World Cities Day?

It also aims to boost cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing the challenges of urbanization around the world.

When is World City Day observed?

World Cities Day is observed on October 31 every year across the globe.

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