At the conclusion of the 6th Guangzhou International Awards for Urban Innovation on Dec 7 in Kampala, Uganda was honored with a National 3A Scenic Area designation.
At the opening of the 2023 Global Mayors' Forum on Dec 8, Jordi Vaquer took on the role of secretary general of the Metropolis Association and praised Guangzhou's urban development model.
During the Global Mayors' Forum on Dec 7, Laila Iskandar, former Egyptian minister of urban renewal and informal housing and current minister of the environment, emphasized the importance of engaging in dialogue with young people to bring about urban renewal.
From Dec 7 to 9, during the 2023 Global Mayors' Forum, Dhana Raj Acharya, mayor of Pokhara, Nepal, praised Guangzhou, noting that after visiting over 100 cities around the globe, he was deeply impressed by the unique character of the Chinese city.
As an integral part of the 2023 Global Mayors' Forum, the Guangzhou Award: Future Vision and Outlook Side Session was held on Dec 7 in Guangzhou.
Winners of the sixth Guangzhou International Urban Innovation Award (Guangzhou Award) are revealed tonight. Five cities made it to the final——Bogota, Colombia; Halandri, Greece; Gwangju, South Korea; Kampala, Uganda; and Xianning, China.
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