Upcoming Events

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SDG-Conference: Towards Zero Hunger - Partnerships for impact

Wageningen University & Research is proud to host the international conference 'Towards zero hunger: Partnerships for impact’, which will take place in Wageningen, the Netherlands, on 30-31 August 2018. The conference centres around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture (SDG2) and create partnerships (SDG17).
Aug 31 2018, 8:00am - 5:00pm PDT

Recent Events

Energy Democracy

Energy Democracy Join SSF and Island Press in a 90-minute webinar about the emerging field of energy democracy, a movement that frames the struggle of working people, low income communities, and communities of color to take control of energy resources and use those resources to empower their communities. Energy poverty is a shocking political reality in the United States and is more important than ever to combat as we face the impacts of climate change.
May 04 2018, 10:15am - 11:45am PDT
PDT

Montreal & ICLEI Circular Economy Challenge Contest

The Ville de Montréal and ICLEI are seeking solutions!

The Ville de Montréal, in collaboration with ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Climate CoLab, just launched an international contest on circular economy!

The Challenge

Jan 12 to Apr 01 2018, 9:00am - 12:00am
ON, Toronto, m5v3a8, 401 Richmond St. West

UN Summer Academy 2017: Localizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development is pleased to invite you to the UN Summer Academy 2017 titled Localizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development happening from 21 to 25 August 2017 in Bonn, Germany. This 5-day engaging programme fosters rich interaction on issues relevant to the work of the UN and its partners in the context off the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement through panel discussions, workshops, excursions and practical clinics such as Share Fair and Application Labs (App Labs).

Aug 21 to 25 2017, 9:00am - 6:00pm
CET

ICLEI World Congress 2018

ICLEI World Congress 2018 will be hosted by the City of Montreal, Canada.

Held every three years, the ICLEI World Congress assembles hundreds of local and regional governments, international agencies, national governments, donors and other partners from around the world. Together they set the course for globalizing urban sustainability. During the congress, cities, towns and regions connect with peers, foster partnerships and exchange information and experiences. This event is a key milestone in driving stronger collective local action.

Jun 19 to 23 2018, 9:00am - 6:00pm
QC, Montreal, H2Y 1C6, City of Montreal

ECOCITY World Summit

ECOCITY World Summit

Melbourne, Australia

The Ecocity Summit series, held every two years since 1990, has developed into one of the most globally significant forums for addressing the complex challenges facing humanity in a rapidly urbanizing world.

Jul 12 to 14 2017, 9:00am - 6:00pm
VIC, South Wharf, 3006, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

UN System Staff College: courses in sustainable development offered in 2017

The Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development, officially opened in January 2016 in Bonn Germany, has been established by the United Nations System Staff College to respond to the comprehensive learning, training, and knowledge management needs of UN Staff and UN partners in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Feb 20 to Dec 01 2017, 9:00am - 9:00am
BC, online, online, online, worldwide

Close the Loop – SDG 12 Online Course, from United Nations System Staff College

Focused on SDG 12, this online course is designed and delivered in partnership with the Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) - a Think and Do tank that works with businesses, policy makers, partner organizations and civil society towards a sustainable planet. Ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns is crucial in advancing a sustainable development agenda that is truly universal in its nature and scope. SDG 12 holds a critical position in the broader context of the SDG results framework.

Jan 30 to Mar 10 2017, 9:00am - 6:00pm
NY, New York City, 10017, United Nations
CET

9th International Festival of Research & Innovation on Urban Management (Tehran Award)

It is our great pleasure to invite you to contribute research works to the “9thInternational Festival of Research & Innovation on Urban Management” that is held by Tehran Urban Planning & Research Center annually. It calls for papers from all academic disciplines and thematic areas to reflect critically on the current dynamics in the field of urban management and to explore the various practical and theoretical challenges of urban research today.

Dec 11 to 12 2016, 8:00am - 8:45pm
Tehran, Tehran, 1964635611, No. 32, Shahid Agha Bozorgi Street
IRDT

The Future of Places Summit: Putting Research into Practice

The Future of Places Summit will be the lead event of the Placemaking Leadership Forum and will take place on Thursday, Sept 15 in Vancouver. Building upon the first three Future of Places forums—which drew together over 1,500 urban thinkers from 100 countries and 700 organizations—this summit will focus on tangible, evidence-based methods with which international practitioners and policymakers can advance placemaking both locally and globally. A symposium will examine the thought leaders as well as promising new research into practice.

Sep 15 2016, 8:30am - 6:00pm PDT
BC, Vancouver, V6Z 2R9, Sheraton Wall Centre
PDT

Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016: Submit workshop proposal or oral/poster abstract

Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016 Towards a better urban future in an interconnected age 5-9 September 2016 | Shanghai, China

Call for Papers: Submissions for oral and poster presentations invited by 3 March 2016. Nearly 150 oral slots available.

Sep 05 to 09 2016, 8:00am - 8:00pm
31, Shanghai, Shanghai International Convention Center, No.2727,Riverside Avenue Shanghai
CT

International Conference on Sustainable Development 2015

The International Conference on Sustainable Development is jointly presented by the Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA) and the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL) at Laurentian University in Canada. OIDA and ICIRL will connect with host country partners as a knowledge hub to organize the event. 

Sep 02 to 03 2015, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
EEST

Habitat III

Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development to take place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 – 20 October 2016.

Oct 17 to 20 2016, 8:00am - 4:00pm

High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The forum will debate the theme: "Strengthening integration, implementation and review - the HLPF after 2015". 

A major focus will thus be the role of the forum and ways to implement its functions in following up on and reviewing the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda. 

Jun 26 to Jul 08 2015, 7:45pm - 7:45pm
NY, New York, 10017, United Nations Secretariat Building 405 East 42nd Street
EDT

UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB42/ADP2.9)

The forty-second sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 42) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 42), as well as the June session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP2-9) will be held from 1-11 June 2015 in Bonn, Germany.

Jun 01 to 11 2015, 9:00am - 7:00pm
CEST

ICLEI World Congress 2015: SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR AN URBAN FUTURE

Pando's updated design and new features will be on stage at the 2015 ICLEI World Congress.  

Every three years, ICLEI members and partners gather at an ICLEI World Congress to showcase their actions over the period and discuss strategies for the following years.

Apr 08 to 12 2015, 9:00am - 4:00pm
11, Seoul, 1110, Seoul City Hall
KST

ICLEI World Congress 2015 Researchers' Symposium

The International ICLEI Urban Research Symposium, or Researchers’ Symposium for short, is a multiple-day event which is integrated into every ICLEI World Congress. The motivation behind the Symposium This Researchers’ Symposium, the 4th in ICLEI’s 25-year history, brings together leading urban sustainability researchers to present on topics in international policy making and sustainable development. Interested researchers were invited to submit abstracts on one of four themes:

• Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals at the urban level

Apr 08 to 12 2015, 9:00am - 4:00pm
11, Seoul, 1130, Seoul City Hall
KST

Call for Abstracts – ICLEI World Congress 2015 Researchers Symposium

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS, November 15 – January 15, 2015

 

Leading urban sustainability researchers will convene at the ICLEI World Congress to drive forward current debates in international policymaking and sustainable development. We invite interested researchers and experts to submit abstracts which reflect either active research contributions or research-practice collaboration in these fields.

 

Nov 16 2014 to Jan 16 2015, 12:00am - 9:00am

Intersection of Development, Sustainability & Diaspora

Simon Fraser University's Centre for Sustainable Community Development, Institute for Diaspora Research & Engagement, School of International Studies, and the Faculty of Environment's Development and Sustainability Program invite you to participate in an inaugural conference focused on the intersection of development, sustainability and diaspora studies.

 

Intersection of Development, Sustainability & Diaspora

 

Sep 20 to 21 2014, 11:00pm - 8:00am

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