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Yokohama participates in first-ever Urban 7 Summit ahead of G7

Ahead of last week’s G7 Summit in Cornwall, city leaders from around the world met virtually as part of the first-ever Urban 7 (U7) Summit, convened by Core Cities UK.

G7 member Japan was represented by Fumiko Hayashi, President of the Mayors Association of Designated Cities and Mayor of Yokohama (Yokohama Deputy Mayor Kazumi Kobayashi appeared at the meeting on the mayor’s behalf).

The Final Statement issued after the meeting can be read here (PDF). An edited video of the event is also available to view: