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September 20, 2020, 5:57 pm

INTERNATIONAL
MAYORS SUMMIT 2020

About

International Mayors Summit (IMS), launched in 2016 as a knowledge exchange platform for local government leaders, became “more than a conference”, a place where projects and partnerships are born.

The annual Summit brings together prominent mayors from throughout the world, the business community, international organizations representatives and civil society to discuss solutions, innovations, best practices and common challenges in all areas of city life. The Summit is organized by Western NIS Enterprise Fund and supported by the Prime Minister of Ukraine. Mayors and experts from the USA, Canada, the Netherlands, UK, UAE, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, and Germany took part at the International Mayors Summit.

The Summit’s format allows participants to get knowledge and build a strong international network with prominent global leaders of urban transformation, be part of professional speed-networking sessions, test various solutions at the location, sign memorandums and launch special projects.

International Mayors Summit 2020 will be held in Kyiv on May 21, 2020. Its theme will be Infrastructure for All: Healthy People, Prosperous Economy. Three main directions will be discussed at the Summit: infrastructure connecting cities, infrastructure within cities, inclusiveness, successful city transformation by the citizens and business. In addition, a special panel will be dedicated to financial instruments to modernize and build new infrastructure.

Welcome to the IMS 2020!

International Mayors Summit (IMS), launched in 2016 as a knowledge exchange platform for local government leaders, became “more than a conference”, a place where projects and partnerships are born.

The annual Summit brings together prominent mayors from throughout the world, the business community, international organizations representatives and civil society to discuss solutions, innovations, best practices and common challenges in all areas of city life. The Summit is organized by Western NIS Enterprise Fund and supported by the Prime Minister of Ukraine. Mayors and experts from the USA, Canada, the Netherlands, UK, UAE, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, and Germany took part at the International Mayors Summit.

The Summit’s format allows participants to get knowledge and build a strong international network with prominent global leaders of urban transformation, be part of professional speed-networking sessions, test various solutions at the location, sign memorandums and launch special projects.

International Mayors Summit 2020 will be held in Kyiv on May 21, 2020. Its theme will be Infrastructure for All: Healthy People, Prosperous Economy. Three main directions will be discussed at the Summit: infrastructure connecting cities, infrastructure within cities, inclusiveness, successful city transformation by the citizens and business. In addition, a special panel will be dedicated to financial instruments to modernize and build new infrastructure.

Welcome to the IMS 2020!

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Agenda

Agenda under development

Speakers

Jaroslawa Z. Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer of Western NIS Enterprise Fund

Iryna Ozymok

Founder of International Mayors Summit

Ahmed Aboutaleb

Mayor of Rotterdam

Erion Veliaj

Mayor of Tirana

Erik Lauritzen

Mayor of Sønderborg

Organizer

Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) is a $150 million regional fund, a pioneer in Ukraine and Moldova with over 25 years 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 $186 million to 130 companies employing 26,000 people and made it possible to unlock $1.85 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