Doppelmayr Seilbahnen GmbH: Doppelmayr and UN-Habitat extend successful collaboration

Doppelmayr, the world market leader in ropeway construction, and UN-Habitat, the United Nations Human Settlements Program, agreed to extend their successful collaboration and expand their common agendas in spring 2019... Read More

7 Billion Urbanists:A profound paradigm shift to transform territories with civil societies

Our civilization is facing unprecedented human and environmental challenges. Our way of life in the world, from villages to metropolises, must evolve. The best way to succeed is to do it in a progressive and shared way, by multiplying inspiring projects... Read More

AIVP - THE WORLDWIDE NETWORK OF PORT CITIES:The Worldwide Network of Port Cities signs the 10 commitments pf its 2030 Agenda for more sustainable; responsible and innovative development of Port Cities

The Worldwide Network of Port Cities (AIVP), which brings together 1,900 people from the private and public sectors across all continents, has signed the 10 commitments that make up its 2030 Agenda. As the only international network working on urban and economic development and reducing the environmental impact of port cities, AIVP will thus contribute to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals... Read More

CONSORTIUM FOR SUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION (CSU): CSU Participation at the 1st UN-Habitat Assembly

From 27 to 31 May 2019, UN-Habitat held its first historic session of the UN-Habitat Assembly in Nairobi Kenya under the theme “Innovation for Better Quality of Life in Cities and Communities”... Read More

FUNDACION BOGOART: P for Peace and Youth participation

On June 6, 2019, at the Center for Memory, Peace and Reconciliation in Bogotá, the report "Policy Recommendations on Youth and Peace Issues" was presented... Read More

GLOBAL FORUM ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS (GFHS): The 14th Global Forum on Human Settlements

Sustainable Development Goal 11 of the United Nations is committed to making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. As part of an integrated agenda, cities and human settlements have an important role to play across the 17-goal spectrum of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development... Read More

GLOBAL TASKFORCE OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS: A Revitalized Local-National Dialogue at the 1st Universal UN-Habitat Assembly

A delegation of over a hundred local and regional elected officials, practitioners and international networks made their way to the 1st UN-Habitat Assembly that took place in Nairobi from 27 to 31 May, demonstrating their commitment to the localization of the New Urban Agenda and to the renewed governance of UN-Habitat... Read More

INSTITUTE FOR HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IHS): Sustainable Urban Development - Where sustainability meets practice

Today more people live in cities than ever before. These increasingly complex cities need experts with combined skills in infrastructure, economic development, land and housing markets, sustainable planning and resilience to climate change, who can tackle emerging urban issues... Read More

INSTITUTO TERROA: Engaging in Global dialogue for Sustainable Cities and Territories

How can climate change affect traditional communities in the Amazon? What is the role of education as a mechanism to combat social inequalities? How can artificial intelligence help ensure food security?... Read More

ISOCARP: Beyond the Metropolis - 55th World Congress Isocarp

With urbanization continuing at pace and a globalizing economy, metropolitan areas are morphing into megacities. How does scale become power and define new global roles for megacities? What can urban planning and development strategies do to promote liveability, well-being, sustainability, innovation and responsive governance for their dwellers?... Read More

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