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OECD Green Cities Programme Commemorative Meeting on the Publication of the Kitakyushu Report

The OECD Green Cities Programme Commemorative Meeting on the Publication of the Kitakyushu Report was held on Friday, October 18, 2013 in the Main Hall of the Kitakyushu International Conference Center, as part of the city’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of its municipal organization.

The participants including the OECD Director for Public Governance and Territorial Development, and speakers from the Stockholm City Council and the Chicago Tri-State Metropolitan Area, as well as from within Japan, including Ms. Misako Kato, Chair of the Kitakyushu Council of Women’s Groups and Mr. Sugao Fukumaru, Chair of the Kitakyushu General Association of Health, who participated as representatives of the city’s residents, participated in the meeting and discuss about the Kitakyushu report.

The meeting was attended by a total of 300 people, including 110 people from 30 countries.

At this meeting, participants were able to come to a common understanding and agreement on the importance of green growth and the necessity of actions to facilitate this through discussions with the city’s residents that attended the meeting.

 In addition, the Mayor of Kitakyushu presented a declaration on the actions that the city will take over the next 50 years to further facilitate green growth through the environmental power of the city’s residents.

 The OECD report can be accessed or purchased from the links below.

OECD Green Cities Programme Commemorative Meeting on the Publication of the Kitakyushu Report

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