23 June 2020 - The International Conference on Urban Growth and the Circular Economy was held for the first time in 2018 in Alicante. Following its success, it was decided to reconvene the event in Bilbao, Spain, in 2020.
11 August 2020 - Please join us for the 23rd Session of Cities on the Frontline, jointly organized by Global Resilient Cities Network & the World Bank, which will focus on Public Transport: New Operating Norms. We will be joined by Floris Bakermans, Management Consultant & Trainer, AT Osborne and Professor Chris Nash, ITS Leeds University Research Professor.
6 August 2020 - The Workshop will provide a global platform for dialogue and knowledge exchange on urban economic recovery and resilience, and inform the project conceptual framework on urban resilience and the global compendium of practices.
09 July 2020 - Please join us for the 18th Session of Cities on the Frontline, jointly organized by Global Resilient Cities Network & the World Bank, which will focus on 'Gender Inclusive Cities: How can cities embed gender inclusivity in recovery planning and beyond?'
07 July 2020 - This High-Level Political Forum 2020 side event which is led by UN-Habitat and co-organized with the World Health Organization, seeks to contribute to bolstering local action to accelerate the implementation of Agenda 2030.
08 July 2020 - This panel discussion will challenge us to imagine the post COVID-19 city that respects women’s human rights, builds resilience and prevents crises, and puts feminist and women’s movements’ aspirations into local action. Panelists will include representatives from the feminist and women’s movement, UN agencies and mayors. The event will open up to a Town Hall meeting using Zoom and will have simultaneous interpretation.
02 July 2020 - Join UN Women for a webinar that will set the stage for a series of in-depth conversations and consultations to produce a Feminist Plan for Sustainability and Social Justice to influence policy debates on how to shape a more equal and sustainable post-COVID world.
08 July 2020 - This High-Level Political Forum 2020 side event will include an approach to using geospatial information technologies as an example of how the lever of science and technology can be used in peri-urban and urban environments to advance sustainable development.
07 July 2020 - This launch event session will be presenting the first volume of Guidelines for VLRs of the VLR Series jointly developed by UCLG and UN-Habitat and will showcase the importance that VLRs play not only in monitoring and evaluating progress towards the SDGs but also in contributing towards multilevel governance and the transformation necessary to achieve just, resilient, and sustainable cities, territories, and societies that guarantee protection to all citizens during and beyond times of crisis
27 June 2020 - Volunteer Groups Alliance: We will focus on the critical role that volunteers have played across the world delivering the SDGs and helping build stronger, more resilient, and inclusive communities for the final decade of action.
01 July 2020 - Thissession, co-hosted by the Asia LEDS Partnership (ALP) and the LEDS Transport Working Group, focuses on the rationales and underlying mechanisms behind the design of sustainable stimulus packages. Panelists will delve into the sustainability potential of government response to the economic fallout of the pandemic.