Taipei mayor attends 33rd International Mayors Conference in Israel Print

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je was invited to participate in and attended the 33rd International Mayors Conference, held from 24 to 28 February in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

Around 25 international mayors from across the world joined the four-day conference. Topics and themes are related to urban development, cyber security and safe cities. Prior to his visit, the mayor praised Israel’s achievements in water management, information security and industrial innovation, and said he was looking forward to the visit: “I want to see how a small country thrives in a difficult environment.” During his visit, Ko visited Mobileye, an Israeli company that develops visionsafety technology for vehicles.

Former Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te and former Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung attended the conference in 2016 and 2018 respectively.

(Issue Mar 2019)