World Urban Campaign - Call for Urban Solutions / The City We Need 2.0

World Urban Campaign - Call for Urban Solutions / The City We Need 2.0

Dear World Urban Campaign Partners,
As we are moving towards Habitat III and preparing The City We Need 2.0, we would like to call for your contributions through this call for urban solutions.

URBAN SOLUTIONS are initiatives, practices, policies, legislations and models that address urban challenges and constitute effective responses to The City We Need: a city that is socially inclusive, well planned, walkable, transit friendly, a regenerative city that is economically vibrant and inclusive, a city that has a singular identity and a sense of place, a city that is safe and healthy, affordable and equitable, managed at the metropolitan level.

By sharing your Urban Solutions, you will contribute to the The City We Need 2.0, a key document of the World Urban Campaign for the Habitat III Conference.

How can you share your Urban Solution ? Please provide the following information, by filling the File Template_for_URBAN SOLUTIONS with the following information:

TITLE Title of the solution (max 15 words)
IN A NUTSHELL How would you best summarize the solution (max 50 words)
PROPOSED BY Name(s) of the organization(s)
WHEN AND WHERE Where and when has the solution been implemented? (cities, countries, years of implementation) (max 50 words)
CHALLENGES Explain why the solution was proposed and what challenges it is meant to address (max 100 words)
INNOVATION Describe to what extend the solution is innovative in solving issues and addressing urban challenges (max 100 words)
CONCEPT Explain the concepts and ideas underlying the solution (max 200 words)
DESCRIPTION Describe the solution in its context (max 300 words)
IMPACTS What have been the impacts of the solution? To what extent it has contributed to the sustainability of the urban context? (max 100 words)
URLs Website links related to the solution (story, media article, video, etc.)

Please send the filled Urban Solutions form and return it to us via email. Be concise in order to get a strong message across and make your voice heard.


YOUR SOLUTION WILL BE POSTED ON THE WUC WEBSITE www.worldurbancampaign.org AND REVIEWED BY THE CITY WE NEED DRAFTING COMMITTEE, IF DELIVERED TO US NO LATER THAN 25 FEBRUARY IN THE ABOVE FORMAT.

The City We Need 2.0 (TCWN 2.0), which builds on the outcomes of the Urban Thinkers Campuses held in 2015 and 2016 as well as YOUR contributions, will be  - upon approval by the WUC Steering Committee - submitted to the General Assembly of Partners (GAP) as the main contribution of UN-Habitat's non-governmental partners (YOU!) to the New Urban Agenda and the Habitat III process. We therefore urge you to send us your Urban Solutions to allow for a strong joint definition of The Future We Want - The City We Need  in the framework of Habitat III and beyond, towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

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