Content tagged with: Making cities globally connected
Articles - The World Urban Campaign (WUC) calls for new urban solutions for the new #CityWeNeed document. You can now send your Urban Solution to IFHP. As an official partner of the WUC, we are able to submit your contribution.
[Deadline December 17]
[Deadline December 17]
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.
Articles - This July, IFHP organized a roundtable event during the 2017 AESOP conference on “The Impacts of Airbnb in European Cities”. Keep reading to learn more about the discussion, the conclusions and to download the speakers' presentations.
Articles - On Tuesday 20th June, IFHP was present as active contributor at the 'Swedish National Urban Forum': Towards a National Urban Policy focusing on Localizing Global Agendas, taking place in Stockholm.
Event - Building on our longstanding relationship with the ‘The Association of European Schools of Planning’ (AESOP) and following our previous labs and research on the effect of Airbnb on cities, IFHP will host a round-table at the AESOP conference in Lisbon.
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.
Event - The objective of the Urban Thinkers Campus was 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".
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.