DOPPELMAYR: A cable car journey to el alto

José is sitting in the cabin of the red cable car line enjoying the nice view over the city of La Paz, the administrative capital of Bolivia. This city, famous for its location in the Andean mountains, was founded in a canyon surrounded by steep slopes... Read More

URBANET: Cities in International Agendas: Spotlights on Localising the SDGs and Talanoa Dialogue

Cities play a key role for achieving global sustainable development. This has become more visible than ever during this year’s High-Level Political Forum and the review of SDG 11 on sustainable cities and communities... Read More

METROPOLIS:Groundbreaking Participation of Metropolis members at the United Nations

Metropolis joined the delegation of the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments which attended the 6th High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)... Read More

PENN INSTITUTE FOR URBAN RESEARCH: General Assembly of Partners (GAP) completes Elections 2018, Members participate in HLPF, and plan for Urban October

The General Assembly of Partners (GAP) Completes its 2018 Elections, Members Participate in the High Level Political Forum (HLPF)... Read More

UNITED CITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: Local and Regional Government at the Heart of Localization

The presence of local and regional governments before the UN is not new. Local and regional governments have, of course, been present at the HLPF in previous iterations... Read More


Open Heritage is identifying, improving, testing and disseminating a set of combinable, multipliable and upscalable models of multi-stakeholder cooperation for the socially, economically... Read More

FUNDACION BOGOTART: Letter for reconciliation chosen as a global youth solution

The initiative Letters for Reconciliation that the BogotArt Foundation co-created in 2017, was recently included in the 2018 Youth Solutions Report... Read More

GLOBAL FORUM ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS (GFHS): Avancing Urban Innovations to achieve SDG and the New Urban Agenda

The Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS 2018) will be convened on 30-31 October 2018 at the United Nations Conference Center, Bangkok, Thailand... Read More

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR URBAN HEALTH (ISUH): 15TH International Conference on Urban Health

The SDGs and the New Urban Agenda have set a monumental task for the world, with a first-ever focus on the challenges and opportunities associated with urban areas... Read More

QATAR GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL: Qatar green building conference 2018 - The Impact

QGBC is proud to announce its 4th Annual “Qatar Green Building Conference 2018 – The Impact” that will take place on 28 - 30 October 2018... Read More

RED DOT FOUNDATION: Involving youth in Civic engagement

Red Dot Foundation hosted an Urban Thinkers Campus in Mumbai on 21 and 22 June 2018. The Theme of the UTC was Creating a Resilient and Inclusive City and it aimed to bring diverse stakeholders... Read More

  • 03-04 Sep: Convergences“11th Convergences World Forum – Make Society Tomorrow”. PARTICIPATE
  • 07 Sep: UN-Habitat & Arcadis - 8th Annual Shelter Academy on Climate Adaptation and Mitigation, Amsterdam&Rotterdam/Netherlands. PARTICIPATE
  • 01-05 Oct: ISOCARP“54th ISOCARP Congress”, Bodø/Norway. PARTICIPATE
  • 28-30 Oct: Qatar Green Building Council - Qatar Green Building Conference, Doha/Qatar. PARTICIPATE
  • 31 Oct: UN-Habitat - World Cities Day, Global
Photo Credits: Doppelmayr (CC), Eutropian (CC), Fundacion Bogotart (CC), URBANET (CC), Metropolis (CC), Penn Institute for Urban Research (CC), UCLG (CC), Red Dot Foundation (CC), Un-Habitat (CC).