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: Contribution to the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and regular migration

The conference was held in Brussels to present the Metropolis Observatory’s fourth issue paper: “Egalitarian metropolitan spaces”. The paper was written by Ana Falú, the coordinator of UN Habitat's Gender Hub... Read More

CONSORTIUM FOR SUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION (CSU): CSU Conference on Sustainable Urbanization and Technology

The contributions resulted in a stimulating and thought-provoking meeting. The room was full to the brim from the start to the end... 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

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

ICOMOS: ICOMOS AT HLPF 2018: Making sure cultural heritage is not left behind in sustainable development

The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is actively engaging in the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), held at UN Headquarters in New York City from 9-18 July 2018... 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

MISTRA URBAN FUTURES: From the what to the how

We have the knowledge. Or even the ‘knowledges’, as Mistra Urban Futures Director David Simon put it, acknowledging the knowledge of stakeholders and other actors in society... Read More

WORK FOR A BETTER BANGLADESH TRUST: World Car free football tournament 2018 held at Manik Mia Avenue

Car free street event is celebrated on first Friday of each month at Manik Mia Avenue, Dhaka with joint collaboration of Government and non-government organization... Read More

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