UN-HABITAT: Registration opens for the World Urban Forum (WUF10)

The Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10) will take place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 8 –13 February 2020, and registration has opened for delegates to attend. In addition the WUF10 Event applications and the WUF10 Exhibition applications are also open... Read More

UN-HABITAT: Call for proposals for UN-Habitat's International guidelines on urban and territorial planning

The International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (often referred to as IG-UTP or Guidelines) were released in 2015 as a framework for improving policies, plans, designs and implementation processes which will lead to more compact, socially inclusive, better integrated and connected cities and territories that foster sustainable urban development and are resilient to climate change... Read More

L'INSTITUT PARIS REGION: The ideal Campus is being invented today

Digital technology has revolutionized access to knowledge, which is now widely disseminated. This could have induced a fear that the spaces known as “campuses” would become victims of planned obsolescence... Read More

CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT - COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY: Accelerating the SDGs

Accelerating the SDGs is a three stage Project (2018-20) to increase awareness and take-up of the SDGs and the New  Urban Agenda... Read More

ECOLOGICAL SEQUESTRATION TRUST: Introducing the resilience brokers network

Resilience Brokers was set up by the Ecological Sequestration Trust to bring the necessary actors together to use systems thinking to unlock value and drive sustainable performance in city regions... Read More

SLUM DWELLERS INTERNATIONAL: SDI Week in Amsterdam

Every year SDI (Slum Dwellers International) organizes its own conference in a different major urban centre. This gives SDI the chance to talk to entrepreneurs, politicians and professionals, on their own terms rather than as guests at someone else’s party, where the urban poor are so often regarded as ornamental, forced to speak on topics form other people’s agendas... Read More

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