Anthony Williams – Rebuilding Cities: Reflections On My Experiences

In the first quarter of 2017 the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) invited Mayor Williams to speak about his experiences as Mayor of Washington DC, and his subsequent experiences as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Federal City Council.

In a vibrant discussion in Johannesburg with city officials, local experts, businessman and diplomats, the mayor spoke about the importance of leadership, trust and unity and why it is essential that cities prioritise growth. He also highlighted how a solid business-government relationship is essential for faster growth and mass employment, and why it is important that cities attain global standards while developing their own identities and distinct advantages. Click HERE for the full report.