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30 September - 2 October 2020
(Virtually) hosted by the City of Mannheim and ICLEI Europe, the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns will open its doors for the 9th time from 30 September - 2 October 2020, in a new online format. The conference will demonstrate the urgent need for local governments to assume responsibility for urban transformation and lead the way in guiding Europe towards a secure and sustainable future. The world is facing major environmental, economic and social...
5 - 22 October 2020
18th European Week of Regions and Cities
The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. The themes for the 2020 edition are:- Green Europe- Cohesion and Cooperation- Empowering Citizens Read more.
7 - 28 October 2020
The Daring Cities 2020 global virtual forum will be a three-week event comprising of high-level and visionary speakers, a series of informative workshops and personal networking opportunities in a variety of virtual formats to accommodate different topics, time zones, internet bandwidth limits, and languages. The event will help to set the course to COP26, Daring Cities 2021 and beyond. Learn more on the event website.
9 October 2020
“Climate change: a threat for cultural heritage and opportunity for increasing urban resilience”. Join Bratislava at Daring Cities
Update November 2020: To see the session recording, please register and access the video here. *** The City of Bratislava will join the session “Resilience Planning and Disaster Risk Reduction for the Unexpected” to share its experiences in increasing urban resilience and addressing climatic threats to cultural heritage. The online session is organised as part of Daring Cities and will take place on 9 October at 19:00 CET. Daring Cities is the global virtual forum for urban...
12 - 13 October 2020
Milan, Italy - Politecnico di Milano, Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, DASTU
Greening Cities, Shaping Cities
The topic of Nature-based Solutions (NBS) has been lately cultivating interests from different scholars, urban planning practitioners and policymakers. This symposium aims to bridge the gap between science and practice of getting NBS implemented in place-based contexts as a novel greening strategy and eventually, an effective tool to adapt and mitigate climate change pressures. Key questions to be addressed at the symposium emerge from the CLEVER Cities ongoing research project,...
1 January 2021 - 1 October 2020
New Delhi, India
6th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference - DATE TBC
Adaptation Futures 2020 Postponed In view of the alarming levels of spread of the COVID-19 outbreak and the travel restrictions in place, the co-hosts, TERI and WASP, have taken the decision to further postpone Adaptation Futures 2020. The conference will now be held in 2021, and new dates will be announced in due course. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please keep following this website for updates. We look forward to welcoming you all in New Delhi next...