This topic, also known as human settlements, is an integrative concept that comprises physical components of shelter and infrastructure; plus the services to which those physical elements provide support, such as education, health, culture, welfare, recreation and nutrition. 

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Topic Events

World Cities Day 2018: Celebrations in Liverpool and globally

The UN designated every 31st of October as World Cities Day. Events to mark the Day focus on promoting the international community’s interest in global urbanization, pushing forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world. The 2018 World Cities Day global observance will be held in Liverpool, UK.

For more information, click here.

 

Oct 31 2018, 9:00am - 5:00pm PDT

URBAN FUTURE Global Conference

The URBAN FUTURE global conference is Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities. It’s the place to meet the most passionate and inspiring CityChangers from all over the world.

Cities are key to a sustainable future of our planet. Massive changes are necessary to fight climate change and social inequalities. So far, much is talked about technological solutions.
We believe, that what is most important for solving the urban challenges are the people driving positive change.
May 22 to 24 2019, 9:00am - 9:00pm

Topic Resources

The science we need for the cities we want: working together to implement the global research agenda on cities and climate change – Joint Statement

Endorsed in Edmonton, Canada on March 7 by:


C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
Cities Alliance
Future Earth
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
SDSN – Sustainable Development Solutions Network
UCLG – United Cities and Local Governments
UCCRN – Urban Climate Change Research Network
UN-Environment – United Nations Environment Programme
UN-Habitat – United Nations Human Settlements Programme
WCRP – World Climate Research Programme

 

Click link to see the statement.