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October 2016

Habitat III Conference

Quito, Ecuador

Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development to take place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 – 20 October 2016. In resolution 66/207 and in line with the bi-decennial cycle (1976, 1996 and 2016), the United Nations General Assembly decided to convene, the Habitat III Conference to reinvigorate the global commitment to sustainable urbanization, to focus on the implementation of a New Urban Agenda, building on the Habitat Agenda of Istanbul in 1996. The Conference welcomes the participation and contributions of all…

November 2016

Cities Alive Green Roofs and Walls Conference

Washington DC, United States

CitiesAlive is North America’s annual green roof and wall conference, presented by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. Washington DC is currently a leader in green roof implementation and policy. Stormwater management is a critically requirement in Washington DC and many other jurisdictions. 14th Annual CitiesAlive Green Roofs and Wall Conference, November 1-4, Washington DC will focus on stormwater management – policies, technologies, design and best management practices. Please submit your proposal by February 26, 2016!  

UN Climate Change Conference (COP-22)

Marrakech, Morocco

The United Nations Climate Change Conferences are yearly conferences held in the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). They serve as the formal meeting of the UNFCCC Parties (Conferences of the Parties) (COP) to assess progress in dealing with climate change, and beginning in the mid-1990s, to negotiate the Kyoto Protocol to establish legally binding obligations for developed countries to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.[1] From 2005 the Conferences have also served as the “Conference of the Parties Serving as the Meeting of Parties to…

Global Sustainable Transport Conference

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Recognizing the fundamental role of sustainable transport in fighting climate change and achieving the sustainable future we want, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will convene the first ever global conference on sustainable transport, on 26 and 27 November 2016 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. In resolution 70/197 titled “Towards comprehensive cooperation among all modes of transport for promoting sustainable multimodal transit corridors”, the General Assembly welcomed the initiative of the Secretary-General to convene the Conference.The Conference will build on the intergovernmental discussions on sustainable…

December 2016

Global Conference on Public Policy and Administration

11840 Pierce Street, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 92505 United States

The organizing committee of the Global Conference on Public Policy and Social Sciences invites all government officers, practitioners, researcher, academics, professionals, students and those interested to participate in attending the forthcoming conference with the theme Emerging Issues in Public Policy and Administration. Under the major theme, some of the key sub-divisions include security, civil society, environment and sustainability, leadership and legitimacy. The academic community, government, business community and civil society must rise to these issues. The challenges for all are to…

January 2017

Transforming Transportation 2017

Washington DC, United States

Transforming Transportation is the annual conference co-hosted by the World Bank and EMBARQ, the urban mobility initiative of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. The event convenes leading transport and urban development experts from national and local governments, multilateral development banks, foundations, civil society, research institutions, and businesses from around the world. At Transforming Transportation, they share the latest experiences, information, and best practices around sustainable transport. dates: 12-13 January 2017   location: Washington D.C., US   www: http://wrirosscities.org/events/transforming-transportation-2017

UN World Data Forum

Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

The first UN World Data Forum (WDF) will be hosted by Statistics South Africa. It is expected to bring together public and private measurements experts, statistical producers, information system specialists, and users, as well as all other key stakeholders to discuss data for sustainable development. Organized by the UN High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for Statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (HLG), the UN WDF is intended to serve as a platform for intensifying cooperation on…

April 2017

25th UN Habitat Governing Council

Nairobi, Kenya

The Governing Council is an intergovernmental decision – making body for the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). It meets biennially and reports to the General Assembly of the United Nations through the Economic and Social Council, particularly on programmatic issues.

July 2017

HIGH-LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM 2017

New York, United States

HIGH-LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM 2017 The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Monday, 10 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Monday, 17 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017.The theme will be “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world“. The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following,…

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