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READ THE LASTEST URBAN THINKERS CAMPUS REPORTS:

  • Children and their Rights: Implementing the New Urban Agenda. City and Rights: CNJUR International, Riobamba/Ecuador (Report)
  • Urbanitas - Time to spring up: Open City Roma, Roma/Italy (Report)
  • The Future of Doha - Implementing the New Urban Agenda: Qatar Green Building Council, Doha/Qatar (Report)
  • Education for the City We Need: Exploring How to integrate the New Urban Agenda in higher Education curriculums: Delft University of Technology, Delft/The Netherlands (Report)

ARCADIS

ARCADIS SHELTER PROGRAM WORKSHOPS PROMOTE WORLDWIDE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NEW URBAN AGENDA

When last year the New Urban Agenda was adopted at the Habitat III conference the main question was how to promote the implementation, from policy and principles to building better urban environments... Read More

DOPPELMAYR

UN-HABITAT & DOPPELMAYR ORGANIZE ACADEMY OF SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY 2017

Within the framework of their partnership, Doppelmayr and the mobility unit of UN-HABITAT, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, co-hosted their first event, the Academy of Sustainable Urban Mobility... Read More

#UPFORSLUMDWELLERS CAMPAIGN

UN-HABITAT's PARTICIPATORY SLUM UPGRADING PROGRAMME HAS IMPLEMENTED COMMUNITY MANAGED FUNDS AS A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TOOL FOR INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS IN MTWAPA KENYA

Launched in 2008, the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) is a joint effort of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, the European Commission (EC) and UN-Habitat... Read More

CITISCOPE

PROPOSED 'UN URBAN' WOULD COORDINATE GLOBAL APPROACH TO URBANIZATION

A global panel of experts has recommended the creation of a first-ever international body focused on urban sustainability. The panel was formed at the behest of U. N.Secretary-General António Guterres... Read More

URBANET

NEW ASSOCIATE MEDIA PARTNER OF WUC FEATURES SPEECH BY KOFI ANNAN

Have you heard about URBANET? The online blog on sustainable urban development from and for practitioners and experts in the international development community? We have now joined the World Urban Campaign as new associate media partner!... Read More

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR HOUSING AND PLANNING

JOIN IFHP AT THE INTERNATIONAL HOUSING FORUM IN SINGAPORE!

Can sustainable urban planning can result in creating inclusive communities? Our answer is a clear and loud ‘YES’! However, when discussing such comprehensive topics, it is often easier said than done: sustainable urban planning can refer to a plethora of things in endless different contexts... Read More

CENTRE FOR URBAN DESIGN AND MENTAL HEALTH

NEW PERSPECTIVES IN URBAN DESIGN FOR MENTAL HEALTH

The field of urban design for the promotion of mental health is expanding rapidly at the moment. Knowledge is being transformed into guidelines and policies all over the world, and the opportunities are inspiring... Read More

EUTROPIAN

FUNDING THE COOPERATIVE CITY-COMMUNITY FINANCE AND THE ECONOMY OF CIVIC SPACES

Funding the Cooperative City - Community Finance and the Economy of Civic Space  explores experiments in community-led urban development in European cities. This book is based on a series of workshops... Read More

INSTITUTO TERROA

TERROA'S YOUNG CHANGE-MAKERS PROGRAMME IS AWARDED CERTIFICATION AS SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY BY BANCO DO BRASIL FOUNDATION

Terroá’s Young Change-Makers Programme (Programa Jovens Transformadores) has been awarded certification... Read More

MISTRA URBAN FUTURES

ANALYSING THE SDG AND NEW URBAN AGENDA ACHIEVEMENTS OF CITIES AROUND THE WORLD

‘Sustainability’ was this year’s absolute buzz word in ‘Almedalen’, venue of the Swedish Political Week, taking place every summer in the idyllic and historic city of Visby on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland... Read More

URBAMONDE

NORTH AMERICAN SOCIAL PRODUCTION OF HABITAT HUB & AWARDS

This October 9-12, 2017 our North American partner, Grounded Solutions Network, is organizing its Intersections Conference for the third time, gathering more than 500 community-led housing leaders, networks, CBOs, NGOs... Read More

SMARTER THAN CAR

FUTURAMA REDUX SHOWS POST-CARBON MOBILITY STRATEGIES AT SEATTLE DESIGN FESTIVAL 2017

Smarter Than Car is cooperating with the Seattle-based NGO Coltura and the integrated design firm DLR Group to show its ongoing research and design project Futurama Redux - Urban Mobility After Cars... Read More

THE GLOBAL FORUM ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

IGMC STANDARDS 3.0: AN ADVANCES PLANNING TOOLS FOR ASSESSING AND GUIDING SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT

In the new global context and evolving regional and local needs, the development of sustainable cities is facing severe challenges while offering many opportunities. The International Green Model City Initiative (hereinafter referred to as the “IGMC Initiative”) aims to use IGMC Standards 3.0 as one of a variety of advanced planning tools by providing innovative concepts, integrated strategies and methodologies... Read More

WWF

LAST CALL - JOIN THE ONE PLANET CITY CHALLENGE AND INSPIRE THE WORLD!

Will your city join the ranks of earlier winners such as Paris, Vancouver, Cape Town, Seoul, Rajkot and Belo Horizonte? We hope so!... Read More

See all #UrbanThinkers Campuses
  • 30 Aug: Secovi: Secovi Awards, Sao Paulo/Brazil. PARTICIPATE
  • 05-06 Sept: United Nations: High-level Meeting of UN General Assembly on the New Urban Agenda and UN-Habitat, New York City/USA. PARTICIPATE
  • 12 Sept: United Nations: Opening of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly, New York City/USA. PARTICIPATE
  • 13 Sept: World Urban Campaign: #UrbanThinkersBrunch, Nairobi/Kenya. PARTICIPATE
  • 02 Oct: World Habitat Day: Global Celebrations, Global. PARTICIPATE
  • 02-03 Oct: World Urban Campaign: 18th WUC Steering Committee Meeting, Dubai/United Arab Emirates. REGISTRATION
  • 31 Oct: World Cities Day: Global Celebrations, Global. PARTICIPATE
  • 31 Oct: World Urban Campaign: #UrbanThinkers World Cities Day Brunch, Nairobi/Kenya.
  • 05 Dec: World Urban Campaign: #UrbanThinkers Christmas Brunch, Nairobi/Kenya.
  • 07-13 Feb 2018: UN-Habitat: World Urban Forum, Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia. PARTICIPATE

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