Content tagged with: Making cities globally connected
Event - The objective of the Urban Thinkers Campus is to assist the implementation stage of the New Urban Agenda (2016) by focusing on several principles of the World Urban Campaign's "The City We Need".
Event - C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, in partnership with Mexico City, are hosting the 6th biennial C40 Mayors Summit. This is the world’s foremost global gathering of political, business and intellectual leaders. IFHP will be present and host two side-events.
Agenda - Whilst cities grow rapidly, the world continues to get smaller. Continuing globalisation, innovative technologies and the digitisation of communication are creating new regional and global dynamics. Globally connected cities help generate new opportunities for business, society and the individual, but simultaneously expose urban systems to external global vulnerabilities.
Event - IFHP will be present at the WCS Mayors Forum 2017 in Suzhou (China) to discuss, "Liveable and Sustainable Cities: Embracing the Future through Innovation and Collaboration".
Blog - A primary outcome of Habitat III, held in Quito, Ecuador in October 2016. Arun was one of 20 global experts selected by UN Habitat III to elaborate the white paper for Policy Unit #1 that addressed “The Right to the City”. We asked him about his role.
Blog - Habitat I, II, III...and soon IV Today 54% of the world population lives in urban areas. By 2030, this number is expected to rise to 70%. In this blog post, dedicated to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) we discuss the evolution of urbanization in the 20th century and how this issue has been addressed by the international community and the United Nations.
Event - The International Federation for Housing and Planning and The Danish Architecture Centre invite you to a seminar on sustainable urban development, management and solutions in the context of the UN's New Urban Agenda. The event will be held in Danish Parliament.
Articles - The Nodic post-Habitat III conference by Thinktank Global Utmaning resulted in a 'Nordic Declaration on the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda'. Continue reading to learn more!