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GI-REC at the EcoCity World Summit (Melbourne, Australia)

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf VIC, Melbourne

EcoCity Builders, a key GI-REC partner organization, is holding its bi-annual world summit from 12-14 July 2017. The initiative is launching a partnership between EcoCity Builders, the World Council for City Data, and UN Environment on piloting in the Brussels Region. More information on the event at: https://www.ecocity2017.com/


The 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 23) will take place in Bonn from 6 to 17 November 2017.

UN Environment Assembly

Nairobi, Kenya

The UN Environment Assembly, the world's highest-level decision-making body on the environment, will gather in Nairobi, Kenya, from 4-6 December 2017 under the overarching theme of pollution. The UN Environment Assembly has the universal membership of all 193 UN Member States and the full involvement of UN organizations, specialized agencies, inter-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector. […]

World Urban Forum 2018 (WUF9)

Kuala Lumpur Convention Center Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

The Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum will be the first session to focus on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda adopted in Habitat III. In the New Urban Agenda, participating States request the report of the implementation of the Agenda to incorporate, to the extent possible, the inputs of multilateral organizations, civil […]

CitiesIPCC Conference 2018 (Cities and Climate Change Science Conference)

Shaw Conference Centre 9797 Jasper Ave,, Edmonton, Alberta

The conference aims to inspire the next frontier of research focused on the science of cities and climate change. The primary goal of the conference is to assess the state of academic and practice-based knowledge related to cities and climate change, and to establish a global research agenda based on the joint identification of key […]

Resilient Cities 2018

Bonn, Germany

Resilient Cities – The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation – is hosted every year in Bonn. In 2010 ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the World Mayors Council on Climate Change and the City of Bonn, Germany launched Resilient Cities, the first forum on cities and adaptation to climate change (in 2012 renamed as Global Forum on […]

ICLEI World Congress 2018

Palais des Congrès de Montréal 1001 Jean Paul Riopelle Pl, Montréal

The ICLEI World Congress is the premier global gathering of hundreds local and regional governments and their strategic partners steering the course of the global urban agenda.


Bonn, Germany

The Bonn Forum for Urban Leaders Taking on the Climate Emergency Daring Cities invites urban leaders from around the world who are pushing boundaries in their own contexts to come together in Bonn for three days of idea exchange on how to take on resilience and mitigation in the time of urgent climate crisis. Urban […]



  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 challenges that require a substantial transformation in all aspects of society. Without this transformation, global and […]