Workshop & Training
International GMS Urban Strategy Development Workshop14 Nov 2013 - 15 Nov 2013 Kunming, The People's Republic of China
The Second Meeting of the Urban Development Task Force held in Kunming City from 14–15 November 2013 was undertaken with the objective of further strengthening regional cooperation in the urban development sector and stimulating integration and competitiveness of GMS corridor towns and border areas. A productive exchange of views and insights took place on two main agenda: i) urban development in the context of the role of cities and urban connectivity in promoting GMS sustainability, functional integration and competitiveness; and ii) country perspectives on existing urban development plans and strategies including implications of the respective country strategies in relation to regional cooperation and integration. The meeting also discussed and confirmed the GMS Regional Investment Framework (RIF) pipeline of projects for urban development as well as the proposed medium- term agenda of the Task Force.