The World Urban Campaign is now on SOCIAL MEDIA!

The World Urban Campaign currently consists of more than 100 partners from the private as well as the non-profit sector, civil society and local authorities. In order to intensify advocacy, outreach and communication efforts, and following a request by all WUC partners at the last Steering Committee meeting in Nairobi....

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The Future of Places - Public Space Urban Thinkers Campus

The third Future of Places Conference, the Public Space Urban Thinkers Campus took place in Stockholm from 29 June - 1 July. Almost 400 participants from more 300 organizations ranging from 76 countries, along with nearly 10,000 followers......

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Arcadis & UN-HABITAT promote sustainable urban planning and development in Myanmar

UN-Habitat recently hosted a two-week mission of international experts to deliver urban planning trainning and undertake socioeconomic analysis of major Myanmar Cities.....

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RTPI Convention puts powerful case for the growing influence of planning

Over 450 attented this year's RTPI planning convention on the theme "The new politics for planning" in a new venue, the very modern 155 Broadgate in London.

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New WIEGO blog shares evidence-based research, perspectives on urban informal livelihoods

WIEGO is excited to announce the launch of the WIEGO blog, a dynamic and engaging platform for bridging key policy debates with the perspectives and voices of informal workers....

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"Live the City", the METROPOLIS Annual Meeting held in Buenos Aires, ended on 21 May 2015 and marked a milestone in the Association's history....

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Sports as a Tool for Development

In Ethiopia, Cordaid and partners (EiABC, We LoveTheCity, Woreda 01, Lideta sub-city) are working on empowering children and youth by promoting sport as a tool for development in the neighborhoods of Lideta sub-city in Addis Ababa...

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Webinar - Children and Youth in the New Urban Agenda

Children and Youth will inherit the New Urban Agenda, and they will be beneficiaries and implementers of the priorities and policies within this new urban framework. We seek a dynamic and robust agenda that is ready to tackle challenges well into the future, based upon ambitious goals and commitments we set today.

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Letter from the WUC Chair

Get Up to Speed to Make Meaningful Contributions to The New Urban Agenda: Start with Summer Reading: The Age of Sustainable Development.

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  • 29 July – 31 July 2015: ISOCARP, 2nd Annual Affordable Housing Africa 2015, Cape Town/South Africa PARTICIPATE
  • 5 Aug - 7 Aug 2015: Urban Thinkers Campus: Africa Union of Architects (AUA), Solutions to Urban Slums - Building on Communities Knowledge & Heritage, Kampala/Uganda PARTICIPATE

  • 17 Aug - 21 Aug 2015: Urban Thinkers Campus: Cartagena Urban Inclusive Space, Observatory for Sustainable Development of Cartagena (Ocartagena) PARTICIPATE
  • 30 Aug - 2 Sep 2015: Secovi-SP, 2015 Secovi Convention, Sao Paulo/Brazil PARTICIPATE
  • 25 Sept – 3 Oct 2015: PUSH, City as a Service Intensive School, Erice/Italy PARTICIPATE
  • 19 Nov - 20 Nov 2015: Green World City Organization, CEO & Business Leaders Summit – Creating Future Cities, Sydney/Australia PARTICIPATE

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