In Nairobi, 2018, Surabaya mayor Tri Rismaharani was awarded for implementing people-centered and inclusive city regeneration as well as development initiatives on solid waste management and mobilizing communities to reduce and recycle household waste.
The World Cities Day 2020 this year, the seventh commemoration since 2014, themed Valuing Our Communities and Cities, calls for new forms of social inclusion, including greater equality, access to services and new opportunities, and engagement and mobilization that reflects the diversity of cities.
There will be 300 million Indonesian population by 2030, of which the majority 63.4% live in the cities. By 2035, the world’s most populous city will be Jakarta.
Pictured: Surabaya, East Java.
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