Housing refers to buildings, lodging, or other shelters in which people live.  Many communities struggle to house all of their population in housing that is appropriate and affordable.  

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Topic Events

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

[Webinar] Beyond Habitat III — What comes next?

At the UN’s Habitat III summit last month in Quito, Ecuador, nations agreed to a 20-year strategy for sustainable urbanization known as the New Urban Agenda. What comes next? What actions require national governments to lead and what can city leaders and civil society do on their own? How does implementation of the New Urban Agenda relate to other global frameworks like the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris climate agreement? Where does the “urban movement” go from here? Join Citiscope for a webinar to discuss these issues and more.

Nov 22 2016, 7:00am - 8:00am PST
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Topic Resources

This New Neighborhood Will Grow Its Own Food, Power Itself, And Handle Its Own Waste

ReGen Villages architectural partner EFFEKT is presenting our northern climate context version of ReGen Villages as the centerpiece of the Danish architectural pavilion for the upcoming Venice Biennale in May of 2016.

This will also be the global press announcement for ReGen Villages partnerships, development pipeline plans and launch of the marketing outreach program for the first 100 homes breaking ground in Almere, Netherlands this summer of 2016.

 

Routledge Sustainability Hub

Routledge Sustainability evolved from and incorporates the former Earthscan imprint and is a leading global publisher in Environment and Sustainability studies.  

An innovative knowledge centre for the global sustainability community, this Hub offers a wide range of resources about many facets of sustainability.  It includes resources by topic, sample chapters from textbooks, and a sustainability community section.