All registered participants can pick up their badges at the Gürzenich on Tuesday 15 October from 9:00 AM onwards. If possible, it is advisable to come well before the Opening Ceremony to avoid queues.

Registration for the Child Friendly Cities Summit is by invitation only. If you would like to inquire about participation, please contact the event team at

Who is the Summit for?

  • Mayors and local decision makers
  • Technical experts
  • Children and young people
  • Major city networks and international organizations

Even if you cannot participate in the Summit, you can still benefit from the discussions. All presentations and keynote speeches will be recorded on video and shared on this website after the Summit. Good practices collected before and during the Summit will be turned into a publication. You can also follow the Summit discussions on social media, with the hashtag #ChildFriendlyCities.