The 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) – New York, opens on 18 September 2018 More information will follow
Text from Organizers:
"On this warming planet, with its population more than 50% urban, we urgently need cooler cities and towns. And good urban planning can help deliver them. The aim of ISOCARP’s 54th Annual Congress is no small feat: the Society is calling on the best and brightest of the planning profession to come to Bodø, Norway and tell us how to save civilisation. Nothing less."
Global Engineering Congress (on SDGs) – London, organized by The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
Text from Organizers:
"The world urgently needs to take action on climate change and engineers have a vital role to play in delivering clean water, sustainable energy and a connected world.
In October, ICE and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) are bringing together the worldwide community to look at how we can trigger real change and deliver the outcomes specified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
11th International Forum on Urbanism (IFOU) Congress 2018: Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation: Aligning Sustainability and Resilience
11th International Forum on Urbanism (IFOU) Congress 2018
December 10-11-12 in Barcelona
Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation: Aligning Sustainability and Resilience
Organized by the Urban Resilience research Network (URNet), the School of Architecture Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona) and the UN Habitat City Resilience Profiling Program (CRPP)
19-21 June 2018 - New York City, USA - The ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) has been an essential platform for discussing the activities and issues related to strengthening the coordination of the humanitarian assistance of the United Nations.
30 January 2018, London, United Kingdom - In January, ODI convenes decision-makers and the world's leading experts on recovery and reconstruction in the Caribbean to discuss the policies needed at the national, regional and international level to avoid future losses. A high-level panel sets out their priorities for making 'building back better' a reality. For more information, click here.
16-20 April 2018 - London, United Kingdom - The UK will host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London and Windsor. With the theme of ‘Towards a Common Future’, leaders will work to address common challenges, and focus on delivering:
A more prosperous future: boosting intra-Commonwealth trade and investment and maximising the opportunities offered by the ‘Commonwealth Advantage’
A more secure future: increasing cooperation across security challenges including global terrorism, organised crime and cyber attacks
February - July 2018, Geneva, Switzerland - The global compact on refugees is being developed through three inter-related processes:
Alliance Participation at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF)
The High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development in 2018 (9 - 18 July 2018) will be held under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council in New York, with the Urban Goal SDG 11 under review. This will be the first time the urban crises dimension is highly featured at the HLPF, focusing on the humanitarian – development nexus.