Several mayors collaborate in a round-table discussion about cities at the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative at Bloomberg Headquarters in New York, NY.

Strengthening management and leadership in cities

Resources to equip current and future global leaders to improve the lives of city residents.

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What we're up to

We catalyze impact in cities, where more than half of the world’s people live

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Global impact

The program helped us sharpen our skills, learn new ideas, and prepare us to lead our cities into the future. Mayor Tishaura O. Jones
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri Mayor Tishaura O. Jones speaks at an event
The instructors challenge you to grow. The other mayors become your friends. I’m better at my job because of it and my city is the beneficiary. Mayor Todd Gloria
San Diego, California
Mayor Todd Gloria of San Diego, California poses for a formal photo
Thanks to the knowledge and support the Bloomberg Center for Cities has provided, our municipal care system is now a reality. Mayor Luis Donaldo Colosio Riojas
Monterrey, Mexico
Monterrey, Mexico Mayor Luis Donaldo Colosio Riojas poses for a professional photo

Here at the Center

Multidisciplinary research, innovative labs and fellowships, illuminating classroom experiences, global convenings, and more.

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Mayors and other city leaders from around the world gather for intensive learning in our executive education classrooms.

Pioneering Research

We pursue multidisciplinary research to generate practical knowledge, tools, and ideas in response to real-world challenges.

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