A global partnership platform to promote dialogue, sharing,
and learning about how to improve our urban future.
  • Mon
    06
    Oct
    2014

    WHD-2012

    The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day. The purpose of World Habitat Day is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter. It is also intended to remind the world that we all have the power and the responsibility to shape the future of our cities and towns. Read more at : http://unhabitat.org/events-3/world-habitat-day/

     

  • Tue
    07
    Oct
    2014
    Fri
    10
    Oct
    2014
    Hyderabad, India

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    The Metropolis world Congress will be a forum where the leaders of the world’s and urban India’s metropolises will work together over a period of four days. Read more at http://hyderabad2014.metropolis.org/

     

     

  • Hyderabad, India

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    During the XI Metropolis World Congress, the 5th edition of the Metropolis Award seeking better Quality of Life for the World’s Metropolises will be held. Read more at http://awards.metropolis.org/

  • Wed
    15
    Oct
    2014
    Sat
    18
    Oct
    2014
    From 9:00 to 20:00Belvedere of San Leucio, Caserta, Italy

    The Urban Thinkers Campus is an initiative of UN-Habitat in association with the Universal Forum of Cultures of Naples and Campania. It is organized around the theme The City we Need, and will provide a dynamic space for partners to debate the way forward. The Campus is a part of UN-Habitat’s “Urban October,” a month of various urban initiatives. It will be held from 15-18 October 2014 in Caserta, Italy, a UNESCO Cultural Heritage site in the region of Campania, 40 km north of Naples.

    The Campus will serve as an opportunity for urban organizations to participate in the brainstorming process of debating and ultimately articulating and building consensus on the key inputs towards the Habitat III Conference. All those interested in participating are welcome to join us at the Campus.

    For organizations wishing to host events, please complete the online application for Urban Thinkers Sessions and Urban Labs before 22 September 2014. All participants must also register online.  Kindly visit the Urban Thinkers Campus website to learn more about the programme, to apply to host sessions, and to register as a participant.

  • Thu
    30
    Oct
    2014
    Wed
    31
    Dec
    2014
    Munich, Germany

    The annual Future of Cities Forum brings together mayors, city councilors, urban planners, researchers, practitioners and representatives of civil society and the private sector to discuss key challenges and solutions for urban development. Read more at : http://www.futureofcitiesforum.com/

  • Fri
    31
    Oct
    2014

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    World Cities Day is expected to greatly promote the international community’s interest in global urbanisation, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and challenges in urbanisation and contribute to urban sustainable development around the world. Read more at http://unhabitat.org/events-3/world-cities-day/

  • Sat
    01
    Nov
    2014
    Wed
    05
    Nov
    2014
    Shenzhen, China

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    The Global Mayors Forum (GMF) will bridge cultural differences between cities and help cities around the world to achieve sustainable urban development.

    The World Urban Campaign is working the GMF to organize an event around The City we Need at the Forum.

    Read more about the GMF!

  • Mon
    24
    Nov
    2014
    Wed
    26
    Nov
    2014
    Haikou, China

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    The World Council meetings further provide an excellent opportunity to meet with UCLG member, mayors, local and regional leaders and local government associations from across the world as well as partners from international community and development agencies. Read more at http://www.uclg.org/en/events/haikou-2014-world-council

  • Sun
    11
    Oct
    2015
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    13
    Oct
    2015
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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    Ecocity 2015, the collective place and moment to build a common culture among sustainable city players, a platform to accelerate the transition on a global scale, in partnership with UN-Habitat and UNEA.Read more at www.ecocityworldsummit.com coming soon