The Conference

Metropolis, World Association of the Major Metropolises, is the leading international organization that gathers cities and metropolitan regions with more than a million inhabitants.

Created in 1985, the Metropolis Association is represented by more than 130 members from across the world and operates as an international forum for exploring issues and concerns common to all big cities and metropolitan regions. Metropolis also manages the Metropolitan Section of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).

The City of Hyderabad, host city of the 11th World Congress of METROPOLIS, presents the virtues of a democratic city – A City for All. It’s rich culture, tradition, social equity, economic prosperity and demographic dividend makes it a reference among the future cities.

The vast experience, learning and challenges of the host city and urban India provides an excellent opportunity for the 11th World Congress of METROPOLIS to gather, engage, debate and share the global dialogue on urbanization with stakeholders of the cities around the world. 

The host city, Hyderabad, extends the ‘living city experiences’ to delegates and participants of the World Congress and invites all city stakeholders, mayors, decision makers, practitioners, from leadership to academics to women & youth groups to join the debate and enrich the dialogue of ‘Cities for All’ for the benefit of all inhabitants of the cities around the world. 

Cities for All - represents the functioning of the Democracy for all its stakeholders and planning for the future generations and so do the following subthemes related to build a City for All.

Metropolis General Secretariat

Avinyo 15, 3rd Floor

08002, Barcelona, Spain

Tel : (+34) 933429460

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XI Metropolis World Congress Secretariat

3rd Floor, South Block,

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation,

Tankbund Road, Hyderabad-500063,

Telangana, India

Phone No.: +91 40 23222182, +91 40 23220172

Fax No. +91 40 23264068, +91 40 23220172

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