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The Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC) is conceived as an open space for critical exchange between urban researchers, professionals, and decision-makers who believe that urbanization is an opportunity and can lead to positive urban transformations. It is meant to contribute to the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.



Urban Thinkers Campus 9.0 - Logos 

Use the World Urban Campaign

& Urban Thinkers Campus Logo (See guidelines)


Please note that the official hashtag for this Urban Thinkers Campuses Series is #UrbanThinkers.


The WUC is also on Social Media, and will communicate on your UTCs

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21-22 March 2024 


By Smartly, UIA, University of St. Gallen


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8 May 2024

Eco Fiesta - Embracing Sustainable Urban Living

Ain Shams University


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06 June 2024

Urban Thinkers Campus on Land-Based Finance

By Smartly


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27 - 29 June 2024

Youth Climate talk




17 - 22 April 2024

AUC Tahrir Cultural Fest

American University of Cairo


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30 May - 02 June 2024

Festival Faire Autrement

Familistère de Guise


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11 - 12 June 2024

Housing for Challenges for Women: Exploring Solutions and Support Systems

Urban Economy Forum



1. Affordable Housing as a Key to Sustainable Development. GPEAN Global Planners Education Association Network

2. Building Sustainable Eco-Cities: A Collaboration Platform Between African and French Cities for a Sustainable Urban Future. Fondation Eboko 

3. Collective HOMEwork: Co-creating Solutions for the Global Housing Crisis - Commonwealth Association of Planners (CAP)

4. Community Land Trust, a tool for fair and affordable access to housing - DINÂMIA’CET-Iscte 

5. Holistic Housing: Biourbanism and Ecocities' Approach to Healthy Human Habitats - Ecocity Builders 

6. Housing and Decarbonization Lab - Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization

7. Housing Matters in Local Government  for Better Life - 4-H Nepal

8. Integrated Urban Development: Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Cities - Urban Development Fund

9. Reimagining Housing - Innovating for the Climate Transition - Global Urban Development Malta (GUD Malta)

10. Safe, affordable and inclusive housing for all - Red Dot Foundation

11. Smart Cities: Green and Renewable Energy - Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University

12. Sustainable and affordable housing and the issues of the informal city - Urbanistes Sans Frontieres (USF)

13. Sustainable Housing for a Sustainable City - The Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry

14. Urban Legislation and Right to the City: A new paradigm for implementation of NUA and SDG 11 - CJUR International 

15. UrbEx: Urban Walk Series  - School of Public Policy, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

16. UTC Sustainability in the Built Environment: Galapagos experience - Smartly Social Enterprise on the SDGs 


  1. Environmental Technologies to Empower the Unseen: A Retrofitting Revolution - NextArch Lab, AUC Architecture

  2. Livable Neighborhoods in the Metropolis - Densification and Localisation - Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

  3. Sustainable Architecture - Egypt Go Green

  4. Shaping Urban Futures with Sustainable Housing and Mobility in Amman, Jordan - German Jordanian University, Road Safety Center of Excellence/ Amman, Jordan

  5. Holistic Housing Solutions for Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Futures - Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK)

  6. Climate-Smart Transportation, Mobility, and the Public Realm - PLACE Initiative

  7. Jovenes construyendo Latinoamerica - TECHO

  8. The City Children Need - UN-Habitat

  9. Innovacion en la adaptacion de los asentamientos informales al cambio climatico en America Latina y el Caribe      - Habitat for Humanity International

  10. Urban Thinkers Campus on Land-Value Capture - Smartly Social Enterprise on the SDGs

  11. Participatory open science to build inclusive and sustainable rural, rurban and urban territories. A multi-stakeholder and people-centered approach - Open Urbanism Foundation 

  12. The city of choice program - Safer Nairobi Initiative

  13. Urban Planning systems - towards comprehensive and integrated urban development and housing - ISOCARP Institute, The Hague

  14. Urban Thinkers Session - Powering Young Initiatives

  15. Editing Urban Assets and Housing with Sustainable Innovation Zones  -  Global Urban Development (GUD)

  16. Vivienda digna, ciudad segura y resilente : los retos de los barrios populares y las mujeres de base en Peru  - Huairou Commission

  17. Canada Frontrunner of Urban SDGs: A Journey towards SDGs, Housing Innovations, and Urban Transformation  - Urban Economy Forum

  18. Empowering Urban Futures: Climate-Resilient Inclusive Development in eThekwini.  - City People eThekwini

  19. Housing Challenges for Women: Exploring Solutions and Support Systems - Urban Economy Forum

  20. Linking Sustainable Housing to Sustainable Communities: Principles and Practice - Arcadis

  21. La ville informelle au Maroc et la problematique de son integration de la ville - Ibn Tofail University

  22. Ciudades para la vida  Innovacion - Ciudadana Oaxaca

  23. Sustainable Housing: Conversations Across Communities  - Global Urban Sustainable Center

  24. Rethinking Housing: Towards a Sustainable Urban Future  - Global Urban Development (GUD)

  25. Voluntary repatriation process as a sustainable housing innovation - Mangu Integrated Community Project

  26. Status of susbstandard Roma settlements in Serbia - University Union Nikola Tesla 

  27. Crisis to Resilience: A Sustainable Future for housing and Communities in the face of extreme weather and climate change - Bangladesh Institute of Planners 

  28. Communities of future focus on affordability sustainability and resilience - Dubai land department

  29. Fabriquer la ville inclusive : des Hauts-de-France à Medellin ou Nairobi - Le Familistere de Guise

(We will added on the list below, once approved.)

Because housing matters,
we need to unite and act
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