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The 15th Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements was successfully held on Oct 15-16, 2020

Ten UN agencies joined the 15th Global Forum on Human Settlements -- for promoting post-pandemic recovery and transformation  (...)

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9th European Conference on sustainable cities and towns

Hosted by the City of Mannheim, and ICLEI Europe, the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns will open its (...)

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[Call for papers] Sustainable cities in Africa - special Dossier on Construction21 France

Construction21, social media for the building industry and sustainable cities , is producing a dossier entitled « Africa (...)

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Grand Paris Express: "Construction potential of 40m to 45m sqm"

Colliers International France has delivered the second part of its study Towards New Centralities, evaluating the impact (...)

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Global call for transformative solutions to tackle the climate emergency

Europe’s largest public-private partnership, EIT Climate-KIC is calling for cities around the world to engage in climate (...)

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If we want liveable cities in 2060 we'll have to work together to transform urban systems

Urban greening is just one aspect of the transformation required to ensure our future cities are sustainable, liveable places (...)

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WCEF 2019: The challenges and potentials of circular procurement in cities

Increasing population growth and urbanisation intensifies the pressure on cities globally. In addition, resources are used (...)

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Cutting cities' emissions does have economic benefits – and these ultimately outweigh the costs

  The politics of climate change in Australia has always been about the costs of change. It’s often debated in terms of we (...)

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REN21 Renewables in Cities Global Status Report

Get involved! Showcase city-level renewable energy action, share your insights and be featured in the REN21 Renewables in (...)

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[Podcast] Regulating Micromobility - A Panel from the recent Micromobility Summit

In this episod, Oliver runs over recent news in the scooter/micromobility space with Michal Naka (@michalnaka) and we release (...)

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Vie for Sustainable Cities And Human Settlements Award 2019

Sustainable Cities And Human Settlements Awards (SCAHSA)is a worldwide prize annually awarded by Global Forum on Human Settle (...)

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The next evolution of green "thinking"

For those looking to understand better the next evolution of "green" thinking... You will find some interesting ideas from (...)

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Beladon creates the first ever ‘floating farm’ in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is now a pilot city for the world’s first ever floating farm, built by property company Beladon. The offshore farm (...)

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The Importance of Structural Steel In Constructing Buildings

Structural steel has become one of the most prevalent construction materials of the century, often seen as an extremely impor (...)

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Copenhagenize offers a strategy for building bike-centric cities

Mikael Colville-Andersen, urban designer and founder of Copenhagenize—a design studio specialising in bike infrastructure—has (...)