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

ICLEI World Congress 2021

ICLEI World Congress 2021 will take place from 14-17 April 2021 in Malmö, Sweden. Hundreds of local, regional and national governments, international agencies, representatives of the private sector, academics and researchers, community groups and other partners from around the world will come together to steer the global sustainable development agenda by enhancing action taken in urban areas worldwide.

Malmö, Sweden: Sustainability in action

Apr 14 to 17 2021, 8:00am - 10:00pm
CEDT

Daring Cities 2020

Created by ICLEI and the Federal City of Bonn, Daring Cities is a virtual, action-oriented forum to recognize and empower courageous urban leaders – including mayors and other decision-makers, technical staff, researchers, private sector representatives, and community organizers – to disrupt business-as-usual and shift towards business-as-possible. Daring Cities showcases and catalyzes exemplary local climate action to tackle the climate emergency, including ambitious resilience-building and climate mitigation efforts.

Oct 07 to 28 2020, 8:00am - 10:00pm

ICSD 2021 : 9th International Conference on Sustainable Development, 8 - 9 September 2021 Rome, Italy

European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology  will organize the 9th ICSD 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability.

The Conference theme :Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: Research,Practice and Education

Sep 08 to 09 2021, 9:30am - 7:30pm
RM, Rome, 00187, Roma Eventi, Pontifical Gregorian University
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Topic Resources

C40 Knowledge Hub

The C40 Knowledge Hub is a treasure-trove of resources from leading climate cities.  Topics include a wide range of sustainable communities/cities subject areas, and resources include case studies, research reports, implementation guides, policy briefs, videos, tools and more.  Free to use, with a login option for keeping track of your finds.