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24 - 25 September 2020
UNIC Green Infrastructure Future Summit
This is not an ordinary congress. This is a we-connect-people-and-develop-solutions-for-our-cities-together-congress. A congress for nerds and visionaries, dreamers and financiers, urban planners and flower breeders. In short, for everybody with an idea, enough enthusiasm or the financial means to make our cities more liveable. An implementation-congress, that, based on select projects, develops concrete solutions, scalable for Europe and the world. Learn more from the event website.
24 September 2020
Nature-Based Solutions: Unlocking Urban Potential
As the international community gears up to address the twin challenges of the global loss of nature and climate change, nature-based solutions and the multiple benefits they promise for sustainability are attracting increasing attention. Cities are proving fertile grounds where nature-based solutions are taking root. Cities provide arenas where diverse stakeholders and communities can be brought together to realise the multiple economic, social and environmental benefits of nature-based...
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...
30 September 2020
New York - United Nations Headquarters in New York
United Nations Summit on Biodiversity
The United Nations Summit on Biodiversity will be convened by the President of the General Assembly on 30 September 2020, at the level of Heads of State and Government under the theme of “Urgent action on biodiversity for sustainable development.” Our societies are intimately linked with and depend on biodiversity. Biodiversity is essential for people, including through its provision of nutritious food, clean water, medicines, and protection from extreme events. Biodiversity loss...