Up for Slum Dwellers - Transforming a Billion Lives is a global initiative of the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) putting into action UN-Habitat's World Urban Campaign (WUC) - Read More

WORLD URBAN CAMPAIGN

#TheCityWeNeed Social Media Campaign - Engaging #UrbanThinkers

Following the successful engagement of 7847 individuals from 124 countries, representing 2137 organizations through 26 #UrbanThinkers Campuses between July 2015 and February 2016 ... Read More

WORLD URBAN CAMPAIGN

Host an Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC) in 2017 - Still Open: Call for Proposals

The Urban Thinkers Campus model is an initiative of UN-Habitat 's World Urban Campaign, conceived as an open space for critical exchange between urban researchers, professionals, local governments... Read More

AXA

Partnering with the World's Leading insurance Company: Axa joins forces with UN-Habitat

AXA is one of the world’s leading insurance companies. It has 166,000 employees worldwide, serving more than 100 million customers. Through their businesses, they protect people, property and assets. Read More

VEOLIA

A continued Partnership for Action - Veolia & the WUC signed the renewal of their Agreement

Since 2014, Veolia and the World Urban Campaign have been working together closely to promote a sustainable urban future. Veolia is a global company helping cities and industries to manage... Read More

INSTITUT D'AMENAGEMENT ET D'URBANISME DE LA REGION ILE-DE-FRANCE

Profiling the Ile-de-France region competitiveness and connexions

In imagination and in fact, Paris is a quintessential global city. It has been one of the world’s most visited places for centuries, and its economy prospers today thanks to a well-educated workforce... Read More

IHC GLOBAL

Humans of Habitat III: A Photo Essay

Habitat III came to an end after four days of riveting discussions and presentations on the new frontiers for urban sustainability. Throughout the week, while the United Nations deliberated the New Urban Agenda on the conference grounds... Read More

METROPOLIS

Metropolis Observatory

Metropolis launched its new metropolitan observatory, a project that aims to bring together various actors in a space for reflection on the phenomena of transformation that characterize contemporary major cities and the development of metropolitan areas... Read More

PRACTICAL ACTION

Let's Talk Shit

Practical Action in Bangladesh is working on the critical issue of Faecal Sludge Management. With the majority of cities relying on on-site sanitation... Read More

INSTITUTE FOR HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IHS)

Academia: A Key Stakeholder of The New Urban Agenda

The New Urban Agenda (NUA) is the outcome of H III, meant to build upon the SDGs, particularly SDG #11 and on the 2030 Agenda. It brings current urban challenges, such as informal settlements... Read More

NEW CITYzens

The first open source platform to show urban solutions led by citizens

New CITYzens is an organization whose goal is to help citizens to launch positive initiatives for their cities. Our organization is about to create the very first collaborative platform on urban initiatives... Read More

URBAN SYNERGIES GROUP

Urban Talks - Reflections on the New Urban

Urban Synergies Group is an international ‘think and do’ tank based in Canberra, Australia, that provides services, training, inquiries and raises awareness. Urban Synergies Group finds the best ways to improve urban systems without borders... Read More

WORLD URBAN CAMPAIGN

Urban Thinkers Campus Video Guide - 2017

WATCH THE VIDEO & URBANTHINKERS VOICES

Siamak Sam Loni & Anastasiya Kostomarova

Cities of the Future: Why we need young people to help transform their communities

Cities are getting bigger, younger and more complicated than ever before. Some of the greatest development challenges of the 21st century are being created in cities. To solve these problems, we need to empower youth to work together with local authorities in planning, building and maintaining cities that are sustainable, inclusive and resilient.

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If you want to publish an Urban Think piece #URBANTHINKERS, please contact wuc@unhabitat.org

  • 18 Jan - Metropolis: Brussels-Capital Region, Brussels/Belgium. PARTICIPATE
  • 07-08 Feb - World Urban Campaign: Global WUC Working Group Meeting, Cape Town/South Africa.
  • 2 Mar -UrbaMonde: Conference Social Production of Habitat & Right to Housing, Geneva/Switzerland. PARTICIPATE
  • 02 Apr -World Urban Campaign: 17th WUC Steering Committee Meeting, Nairobi/Kenya.
  • 03-07 Apr - UN-Habitat: 26th UN-Habitat Governing Council, Nairobi/Kenya.
  • 05-07 Apr - Economic and Social Council: ECOSOC Partnership Forum. PARTICIPATE
  • 08-10 May - Economic and Social Council: ECOSOC Integration Segment. PARTICIPATE
  • 13-16 Jun - European Cyclists' Federation: Velo City, Rotterdam/Netherlands. PARTICIPATE
  • 19-23 Jun - Metropolis: Global Challenges: Major Cities in Action / 12th Metropolis World Congress, Montreal/Canada. PARTICIPATE

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