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Last modified: May 7, 2013, 1:10 PM
Global Cities, Inc. – A Program of Bloomberg Philanthropies ("Global Cities") -- is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization newly-established under the auspices of Bloomberg Philanthropies, and headquartered in New York City.
Global Cities VISION To connect global cities through a practical international information-sharing network that provides meaningful forums for exchanging up-to-date best practices to address current issues impacting cities; and to develop global awareness among the next generation through cross-national interactive educational projects designed to enhance their ability to act as global citizens.
Global Cities MISSION - To facilitate collaborative exchanges on innovative urban policies among high-level municipal decision-makers, business leaders, expert academics, and engaged citizens in global cities worldwide - To provide access to best practices that improve municipal governance through a web-based knowledge platform - To evaluate internet-based global awareness curricula for middle school students participating in the cross-national education program