Promoting Investment in Urban Development

Mobilizing investment in sustainable urban development
Session Type
Session Themes
Investment Promotion & Facilitation
Room number
20 July 2016
13:30 - 15:30 Africa/Nairobi

City mayors, urban design innovators, and investors will discuss their outlook and the most promising initiatives and policy practices for mobilizing investment for sustainable urban development.

Issues to be addressed

  • What role can private investment play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals at the city level?
  • How do cities effectively attract investment for inclusive, vibrant, smart, and sustainable city development?
  • How can cities foster partnerships to attract and retain investment for sustainable development?


Secretary-General, UNCTAD