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WORLD URBAN CAMPAIGN

45 URBAN THINKERS CAMPUSES APPROVED TO TAKE PLACE IN 2017

2017 is poised to be a productive and lively year for the partners of the World Urban Campaign and the community of Urban Thinkers! Yesterday, a total of 45 Urban Thinkers Campuses (UTCs) have been approved to be held from March to November 2017, and more campuses are meant to be approved early next month... Read More

EXTENDED CALL TO HOST AN URBAN THINKERS CAMPUS (UTC) IN 2017 - NEW DEADLINE: 10 FEBRUARY 2017

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, civil society actors, grassroots and communities... Read More

WE NEED A NEW SLOGAN FOR THE NEW FACE OF THE CAMPAIGN!

The new slogan should build on the spirit of the World Urban Campaign since Habitat III, using its collective intelligence to build collective action in order to implement the New Urban Agenda. The WUC Working Group on Communications, Outreach & Mobilization invites you help us & give your voice... Read More

ARCADIS

ARCADIS SHELTER PROGRAM ACTIVE SUPPORTER OF UN-HABITAT AND THE WUC IN 2016 AND 2017

Since 2010 Arcadis has a partnership with UN Habitat, the Shelter program. Through the Shelter program Arcadis supports UN-Habitat’s mission to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities and to improve the quality of life of citizens around the world... Read More

DOPPELMAYR

ACADEMY OF SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY (AOSUM)

Are you a representative of a local, regional or national government, transport operator or transport authority interested in Urban Mobility? Apply today to join the Academy of Sustainable Urban Mobility where you will learn about innovative public transport solutions from around the globe... Read More

CITISCOPE

NEWS WHAT SHOULD BE NEW U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL GUTERRES'S URBAN PRIORITIES?

While international attention will be on Washington next week for the inauguration of the new U. S. president, a quieter transition of power took place this month just a few hundred miles from the White House. Portugal’s former prime minister António Guterres officially became the ninth secretary-general of the United Nations at the beginning of the month, taking over from Ban Ki-moon... Read More

BUILDING & SOCIAL HOUSING FOUNDATION (BSHF)

INNOVATIVE HOUSING PROJECT? ENTER THE WORLD HABITAT AWARDS 2017-18

The annual World Habitat Awards are a great way of identifying and celebrating good practice in housing worldwide and entries are now open for the 2017/18 competition.David Ireland, Director of BSHF, the World Habitats Awards’ co-ordinators said: “For 30 years these awards have celebrated outstanding housing projects which have overcome housing problems and improved people’s lives. It’s incredible to see how previous winners have influenced and inspired others and seen their ideas spread around the world... Read More

SMARTER THAN CAR

THE "FUTURAMA REDUX" SERIES IN ZAGREB AND ADVOCATING AT THE WORLD BICYCLE FORUM IN MEXICO CITY

For two years now Smarter Than Car is working on the urbanistic research project Futurama Redux - Urban Mobility After Cars + Oil to investigate the future of urbanity beyond the use of fossil fuels. Since its first issue for Vienna Design Week in 2015 Futurama Redux was shown in Prague, Vienna, Hong Kong and Quito with aligned events to discuss the urban impacts evolving from a fossil-fuel-free mobility system projected into the year 2050... Read More

WORLD URBAN CAMPAIGN

Urban Thinkers Campus Video Guide - 2017

WATCH THE VIDEO & URBANTHINKERS VOICES

  • 04-05 Feb - ICOMOS: International Coordination Meeting on the UN SDGs, Istanbul/Turkey. PARTICIPATE
  • 23-24 Feb - Doppelmayr: Urban Transport Planning. PARTICIPATE
  • 02 Mar - UrbaMonde: Conference Social Production of Habitat & Right to Housing, Geneva/Switzerland. PARTICIPATE
  • 08 Mar: Urban Synergies Group: Shaping Spaces for Gen Z-International Forum, Canberra/Australia. PARTICIPATE
  • 31 Mar: World Urban Campaign: WUC lnformal Dinner. Nairobi/Kenya. REGISTRATION
  • 1 Apr: World Urban Campaign: Global WUC Working Groups Meeting. Nairobi/Kenya. REGISTRATION
  • 1 Apr: World Urban Campaign:WUC Cocktail. Nairobi/Kenya. REGISTRATION
  • 2 Apr: World Urban Campaign:17th WUC Steering Committee Meeting. Nairobi/Kenya. REGISTRATION
  • 03-07 Apr: UN-Habitat: 26th UN-Habitat Governing Council, Nairobi/Kenya.
  • 19-23 Apr: Smarter Than Car: World Bike Forum, Mexico City/Mexico.PARTICIPATE
  • 24-29 Apr: Doppelmayr: Academy of Sustainable Urban Mobiity. PARTICIPATE

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Photo Credits: Arcadis (CC), BSHF (CC), Ivan Baan (CC), Mark Garten (CC), UN-Habitat (CC), Smarter Than Car (CC)