Facilitating Urban Financial Solutions

Facilitating Urban Financial Solutions

Connect: People, ideas and resources that are based on the demands of cities and supported by urban assessment and evidence-based decision making about transformative solutions.
Connecting the dots – The global/local (Glocal) platform will connect city needs and responses that address local and global problems with existing financial mechanisms.
Create: the conditions to have access to existing financial products and markets and tailor-made them to specific needs of cities.
Co-creating solutions – The creative capital of cities and development partners is used to identify, design and develop pilot projects for which the most appropriate financial mechanisms are identified, negotiated and adapted.
Bring: financial specialists, developers, urban planners and investors together, creating a critical mass of experts that can propose innovative financial models for the city of the 21 Century.
Enriching interactions – Developing strategic partnerships between private-public-social agents to facilitate and provide innovative, bold, and efficient solutions for the future of urban development.
Facilitate and Lead Dialogue: Promote city-to-city cooperation, organize thematic Expert Group Meetings and Roundtables, present exhibitions and best practices, dialogues on innovative solutions and pilot projects that showcase ground-breaking local responses to global challenges using state-of-the-art financial products.
Technical advisory Services: Provide technical and substantive support to cities in various areas: from urban assessments to policy formulation, to the identification of transformative projects and the identification of proper funding, testing, and adopting innovative solutions on urban finance.
Localize Global Agendas: Identify pilot projects in specific urban areas that articulate various objectives and components of global agendas to maximize results and impacts with localized interventions.