INTERNATIONAL
MAYORS SUMMIT 2018

About

International Mayors Summit (IMS) was launched in 2016 as a knowledge exchange platform for local government leaders and representatives of the major stakeholders in local development at global level.

The annual Summit brings together prominent mayors from all over the world to discuss modern trends in urban development, innovations, best practices and common challenges and solutions in all areas of city life. The Summit is supported by the Prime Minister of Ukraine and the Mayor of Kyiv.

The IMS format allows participants to get inspired and build a strong international network with prominent global leaders of urban transformation, meet visionaries in city development, mayors, experts, as well as change agents from civil society and business.

IMS 2018 will be held in Kyiv on October 9, 2018. It will be focused on cooperation as a tool of city transformation to respond to the needs of citizens. Three main directions in cooperation will be discussed at the Summit: cooperation with civil society and active citizens, cooperation with business and cooperation between twin cities.

International Mayors Summit (IMS) was launched in 2016 as a knowledge exchange platform for local government leaders and representatives of the major stakeholders in local development at global level.

The annual Summit brings together prominent mayors from all over the world to discuss modern trends in urban development, innovations, best practices and common challenges and solutions in all areas of city life. The Summit is supported by the Prime Minister of Ukraine and the Mayor of Kyiv.

The IMS format allows participants to get inspired and build a strong international network with prominent global leaders of urban transformation, meet visionaries in city development, mayors, experts, as well as change agents from civil society and business.

IMS 2018 will be held in Kyiv on October 9, 2018. It will be focused on cooperation as a tool of city transformation to respond to the needs of citizens. Three main directions in cooperation will be discussed at the Summit: cooperation with civil society and active citizens, cooperation with business and cooperation between twin cities.

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Agenda

9 october

Agenda under development

Speakers

Volodymyr Groysman

Prime Minister of Ukraine

Jaroslawa Z. Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer of Western NIS Enterprise Fund

Vitali Klitschko

Mayor of Kyiv

Iryna Ozymok

Founder of International Mayors Summit

Organizer

Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) is a $150 million regional fund, a pioneer in Ukraine and Moldova with more than two decades of successful experience in investing in small and medium-sized companies.

WNISEF was funded by the U.S. government via the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Since its inception, WNISEF’s cumulative investments total over $172 million to 127 companies employing around 25 000 people and made it possible to unlock $1.5 billion for companies in Ukraine and Moldova.

In 2015 WNISEF has launched a $35 million legacy program focused on export promotion, local economic development, impact investing and economic leadership. WNISEF is funding innovative, high-impact, reform-focused programs and aims to support Ukraine and Moldova at this critical period by developing sound economic policy and leadership.

Visit wnisef.org

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