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[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 11:45
The World Urban Forum, which is convened by UN-Habitat, is the world’s most important conference on cities. As a non-legislative forum open to all, it provides the opportunity for thousands of participants involved in all aspects of urbanization to share practices and knowledge on how cities are built, planned and managed In 2020, WUF will be hosted for the first time by an Arab nation – Abu... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, September 2, 2019 - 11:49
This event will will bring together cities and researchers to investigate how the benefits of green and blue infrastructure can help in tackling urban socio-ecological challenges. It will also look at how cities can ensure that all urban dwellers have a just and equitable access to these benefits, that they are distributed fairly across urban landscapes and that they contribute to human well-... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 14:37
The event will bring together government leaders, city professionals, civil society, international organizations, and global private sector experts to explore how we can plan, fund, and implement sustainable development paths for our cities. Organized jointly by the World Bank’s Global Platform for Sustainable Cities (GPSC), City of São Paulo, and the Brazilian Sustainable Cities Program, the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 09:53
From 7-10 October 2019 the 20th issue of Walk21 – The International Conference on Walking and Liveable Cities – will be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.  The Walk21 Rotterdam conference, with its motto WALK THE TALK, welcomes around 180 speakers from all continents. The event invites politicians, urban planners, administrators and academics to explore the conference themes SMART HEALTHY and... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, July 29, 2019 - 10:40
Today, multiple sources estimate that by 2050, about 70% of the population will live in cities. Furthermore, cities compete on a global level to attract entrepreneurial talent and successful businesses. It is hence of crucial importance that cities offer the best living and working conditions for its citizens as well as visitors.Digital technology allows to bring new solutions and opportunities... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, July 29, 2019 - 10:35
The 2019 Liveable Cities Conference theme will be 2020 and Beyond –Leadership in healthy and connected global communities and regions and will be exploring the progress and implementation of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, leadership from all sectors that contribute to vibrant, inclusive and well appointed cities and towns. This annual conference will provide a two day educational program... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 09:32
The transformation of cities and regions into smarter and more sustainable places starts with planning. Choosing the right mix of digital innovation and disruptive and clean technologies creates value and contributes to the environmental protection while ensuring social justice. SSPCR is a high-level international communication platform for academics, researchers, professionals, and decision-... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, July 22, 2019 - 10:51
The idea of smart cities is not new. The accelerated development of technology, globalization and the concern for sustainable development has in recent years contributed to the emergence of many of these smart cities around the world (e.g. Singapore, Barcelona, Oslo, London). As we can see these are mostly large metropolitan cities that have employed different solutions and technologies to become... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, July 15, 2019 - 15:50
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? Come to Jakarta, one of the largest and fastest... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, July 12, 2019 - 09:30
Recognizing the importance of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development to drive economic prosperity and social well-being while protecting the environment, and which encompasses the widely familiar 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), countries established a new platform--the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development(HLPF)--to boost efforts to achieve the goals. The HLPF meets... Read more