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OECD Convenes Conference on Competitive Cities and Climate Change

The international conference on Competitive Cities and Climate Change 3 October 2008: The Organisation for Economic Cooperation

and Development (OECD) is co-organizing with the province and the city of

Milan, a Conference on Cities and Climate Change, which is scheduled to convene

from 9-10 October 2008, in Milan, Italy.

The Conference will address the

environmental dimension of city competitiveness and will focus on the

relationships between urbanization and climate change. The event will bring

together mayors and ministers to discuss ways to promote environmentally-sound

transport, energy, waste and water services, while retaining economic

competitiveness. [Conference website]