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UNIDO Headquarters - Vienna International Centre

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Organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation, "BRIDGE for Cities 4.0" is an annual flagship event that aims to promote the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and establish an urban-centric platform through which cities may share their development successes and challenges, and ultimately forge networks and partnerships.

“BRIDGE for Cities 4.0” will focus on the role of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in fostering urban innovation in cities along the Belt and Road and beyond. During the event mayors, municipal representatives, experts from academia and business sector will discuss the challenges faced by cities around the world in their path to inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

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Why participate?

  • Plenary Sessions: Learn from the recommendations of high-level development stakeholders and distinguished panelists.

  • Case City Sessions: Hear more from city leaders about their development challenges and solutions to specific thematic issues.

  • Business Round Table: Co-organized with AIG and Wood PLC, it will explore how to embed the element of resiliency in Belt and Road urban projects.

  • Mayors Round Table: Learn from the participating Mayors how cities implement innovative solutions to pursue sustainable development.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

The organizer can be reached at:

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No, as all the participants have to undergo the security scanning procedure and receive a ground pass to have access to the UN premises in the Vienna International Center.

What I should bring with me in order to have access to the event?

You should bring your passport for the security scanning and your printed ticket(s).

Please, note that it is mandatory to insert personal data as they appear in your passport.

In case I do need VISA to attend the event, what shall I do?

You can directly contact the email address and request the issuance of an invitation letter.

The registration to the event and the eventual issuance of an invitation letter cannot guarantee the issuance of a Visa. Participants are considered responsible for all Visa-related procedures.

What are my transportation options for getting to and from the event?

As UNIDO is committed to reduce its environmental impact, we strongly encourage participants to use public transport.Take the underground line U1 in the direction of Leopoldau until you reach Kaisermühlen/Vienna International Centre and then follow the signs to Gate 1 of the VIC, the main entrance. The VIC is accessible to people with disabilities.


We will be taking photographs and posting about the event on social media and our website.

By attending this event, you agree that UNIDO may use, reproduce, and/or publish in any way whatsoever (without any payment being due to you) any photographs and/or video/audio that may pertain to you (including your image, likeness and/or voice), and that it may license others to do the same. Names will not be attributed to images.

This material may be used (without limitation) in various publications, releases, broadcast material, UNIDO website/s or for other related endeavours. This authorisation is continuous and may only be withdrawn with the prior written agreement of UNIDO.

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