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World Congress of Metropolis

Monday, 19 June, 2017 to Thursday, 22 June, 2017

The City of Montreal will be the host city of the 12th World Congress of Metropolis, the largest association gathering the governments of major cities and metropolitan areas all over the world.

With nearly 140 members and 30 years of history, Metropolis is the leading association that gathers the governments of the large urban agglomerations worldwide. It serves as the hub and platform for metropolises to connect, share experiences and mobilize on a wide range of local and global issues, in addition to being the focal point of worldwide expertise on metropolitan governance.

Under the theme ”Global Challenges: Major Cities in Action”, the XII World Congress will unite decision-makers from major cities around the world as well as public, institutional, community and academic stakeholders in order to:

  • Promote key political messages and declarations from the community of mayors worldwide
  • Showcase and acknowledge good urban practices from across the globe
  • Enrich the debate among the various urban management stakeholders through innovative networking practices

Date: June 19 – 23, 2017

Place: Montreal, Canada

Montreal, Canada