URBAN THINKERS CAMPUS

2nd Call for Proposals Open

Following the positive response of the first Call for Proposals, a second Call for Proposals to host an Urban Thinkers Campus has been sent to all WUC partners and published on the WUC website on 5 March 2015.

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ARCADIS

Sustainable Cities Index

The new ARCADIS Sustainable Cities Index explores the three demands of social (People), environmental (Planet) and economic (Profit) to develop an indicative ranking of 50 of the world's major cities.

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LAFARGE

Survey on #WOMENANDCITIES

After having published the results of survey over happiness in cities in 2013, Lafarge celebrated the 2015 International Women's Day by publishing the results of an unprecedented survey on women and cities.

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UNITED NATIONS

Time for Global Action

Cities are hubs for ideas, commerce, culture, science, productivity, social development and much more. At their best, cities have enabled people to advance socially and economically.

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FRENCH ALLIANCE FOR CITIES AND TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT (PFVT)

Launch of new working group on cities and climate change

In collaboration with its members, the PFVT has pursued thought-provoking discussions on various themes since 2011.

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ENDA TIERS MONDE

Analysing Structural Changes in Southern economies.

Enda Tiers Monde held its Diapol General Assembly on 24-26 November in Dakar, Senegal. Focussing on the role of popular economies in Structural changes of Southern economies.

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WORLD URBAN CAMPAIGN

Letter from the WUC Chair

Closing in on, the SDGs, Habitat III and the "New Urban Agenda" ... What can the World Urban Campaign do ? Important activities prolifirating in New York, Nairobi..

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#NewPartnerships

JOIN THE WORLD URBAN CAMPAIGN NOW!

American Planners Association (APA)

Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF)

Instituto Nazionale di Urbanistica (INU) International Housing Coalition (IHC)
Observatorio para el Desarrollo de Cartagena (Ocartagena) UrbanSDG Campaign
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC) Shehersaaz
   
#SavetheDate

#SavetheDate : URBAN THINKERS CAMPUSES 2015/2016

METROPOLIS

Annual Meeting "Live the City", 18-21 May 2015, Buenos Aires/Argentina. PARTICIPATE

Istituto Nazionale di Urbanistica (INU) III Biennial of Public Space, 21May 2015, Roma/Italy. PARTICIPATE
African Union of Architects (AUA) 11th African Union of Architects Congress, 29 July-5 August 2015, Kampala/Uganda. PARTICIPATE
SECOVI-SP 2015 Secovi Convention, 30 August-2 September 2015, Sao Paulo/Brazil. PARTICIPATE
#PartnersCampaigns

#UrbanSDG Campaign

In September 2013, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network launched the Campaign for an Urban Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). Mayors, local governments, member states, the private sector, universities, foundations, and civil society are invited to join the campaign! Join

#MyWorld2015

The United Nations wants to know what matters most to you. Go online, vote and have your say.The votes matter. The UN is working with governments everywhere to define the next global agenda to adress extreme poverty and preserve the planet. The data from #MyWorld2015 continues to inform these process and be used by decision makers around the world. Join

#Contact

Please contact the World Urban Campaign Secretariat to share news, events, campaigns, publications, and other relevant information.

We want to hear from you!

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, P.O Box 30030, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya.

E-Mail: wuc@unhabitat.org, Web: www.worldurbancampaign.org

Photo credits: Arcadis (CC licence), Lafarge (CC licence), UNHABITAT (CC Licence)