City in the Clouds
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PITTSBURGH, PA (July 7, 2017) Mayor William Peduto remains in Lyons, France, for an international conference on urban leadership, where he is a featured speaker.

The International Seminar of La Fabrique de la Citi is hosting government, private sector, academic and research leaders from around the world to this year’s seminar in Lyons. Mayor Peduto speaks today in a session on “The Strength of Networks” where he will address “the increasing role of cities and city networks on the international stage to face the major challenges of our time, and particularly the fight against climate change and inequalities.”

Other speakers in the Mayor’s session are:

  • Karine Dognin-Sauze, Vice-President, Lyon Metropolis
  • Armand Beouinde, Mayor, City of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Francis Pisani, Journalist

All costs for the seminar are being covered by the organizers. No city tax monies are being spent.

The Mayor returns to Pittsburgh tomorrow.