Upcoming Events

54th ISOCARP Congress - Bodø, Norway, organized by ISOCARP

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)

Past Events

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

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

High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2018

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.