UNEA-6 Cites and Regions Summit

This Summit convened critical discussions around multi-level governance and urban finance in support of effective, inclusive and sustainable multilateral actions to tackle climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution.

date & time
23 Feb 2024, 3:00PM UTC
Conference Room 14, UNEP HQ, Nairobi, Kenya and Online
hosted by
United Nations Environment Programme

On February 23, 2024, the United Nations Environment Programme, in collaboration with UN-Habitat and other partners – held the Third Edition of the UNEA-6 Cities and Regions Summit as an associated event to the sixth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6).  

The UNEA-6 Cities and Regions Summit convened at the United Nations Environment Programme headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and discussed various ways to strengthen multi-level governance and urban financing to support effective and inclusive multilateral actions to address the triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution.  

This year, the Summit brought together over 600 attendees in person and online, including representatives of national governments, local and subnational authorities, city networks, international organizations, civil society, and the private sector.   

The event demonstrated that cities and regions, being close to their communities, are uniquely positioned to support the implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) and to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals.  

Click here to read the full event summary.  

Please find the Pictures and Presentations of the UNEA-6 Cities and Regions Summit linked


the logos of the partners involved in UNEA-6