2003 Adopted Resolutions
71st Annual Meeting
Denver

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COMMENDING AND BUILDING UPON THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF MAYORS

WHEREAS, the Second International Conference of Mayors met in conjunction with the 71st Conference of Mayors in Denver, Colorado, June 5-8, 2003; and

WHEREAS, this historic meeting brought together esteemed mayors from 19 countries and five continents, and also more than 25 representatives of mayoral associations and international organizations from 15 countries and 6 continents; and

WHEREAS, U.S. and international mayors exchanged ideas, best practices, and vision about the critical urban issue of sustainable development; and

WHEREAS, these exchanges have been productive and thoughtful and have contributed to make the cities of the world more sustainable and mayors more effective,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the mayors assembled in the Second International Conference of Mayors and the 71st Annual Conference of Mayors recognize the importance of continuing to build an international network that links mayors with each other; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the assembled body requests the leadership of The Conference of Mayors to continue to develop this international network of mayors and to plan future gatherings of this kind.