Urban Dialogues

Urban Housing and Basic Services

Urban Housing and Basic Services This discussion is now closed. Thank you for your participation. Click here to review the summary outcome and comment. Question 1.   In your experience and expertise, what progress has been made since Habitat II in advancing strategic frameworks for urban housing and urban services? What has enabled such progress? Welcome […]

Urban Ecology and Environment

Urban Ecology and Environment This discussion is now closed. Thank you for your participation. Click here to review the summary outcome and comment. Question 1.   What measures do you think are required for cities, businesses, academia, and civil society to encourage broader participation of all urban stakeholders in environmental planning, climate action and disaster risk […]

Urban Economy

Urban Economy This discussion is now closed. Thank you for your participation. Click here to review the summary outcome and comment. Question 1.   What economic sectors have the greatest potential for promoting urban economic development that includes creating decent jobs in cities? What urban economic development strategies would be required? Welcome to the urban dialogue […]

Spatial Development

Spatial Development This discussion is now closed. Thank you for your participation. Click here to review the summary outcome and comment. Question 1.   Which spatial development strategies and policies are most effective to create equitable, compact, connected, and socially inclusive cities in different contexts? Question 2.   How can governments and their partners ensure sustainable urbanization […]

Urban Frameworks (governance, capacity and finance)

Urban Frameworks (governance, capacity and finance) This discussion is now closed. Thank you for your participation. Click here to review the summary outcome and comment. Question 1.   What are good practices in developing urban governance frameworks and systems that are tailored to specific contexts? Question 2.   What are the main challenges and/or constraints of existing […]

Social Cohesion and Equity

Social Cohesion and Equity This discussion is now closed. Thank you for your participation. Click here to review the summary outcome and comment. Question 1.  What can cities do to promote social cohesion, inclusion and equity? What practical approaches or solutions have you encountered that have helped make cities more inclusive and cohesive for all their […]

Thematic Consultations

Thematic Consultations The Urban Dialogues on the Thematic Areas of the New Urban Agenda ran from 6 to 31 July on the following six areas. Click here to view the summary Social Cohesionand Equity UrbanFrameworks SpatialDevelopment UrbanEconomy Urban Ecologyand Environment Urban Housingand Basic Services Read the Issue Papers

Civic Engagement – Tel Aviv

Civic Engagement – Tel Aviv Welcome to the Urban Dialogues on Civic Engagement – Tel Aviv Thematic Meeting. The e-discussions for this dialogue took place from 24 August to 2 September, 2015. During this period, individuals and organizations discussed particular issues and ideas on the topic of civic engagement.This consultation provided a platform to encourage […]

Metropolitan Areas – Montreal

Metropolitan Areas – Montreal Urban Dialogues on Metropolitan Areas – Montreal Thematic Meeting The challenges facing cities around the world in terms of urban planning, transportation and environmental protection are extending beyond local boundaries. As more people move into metropolitan areas surrounding central cities, local governments increasingly face challenges that affect the entire metropolitan area.From 22 […]

Intermediate Cities – Cuenca

Intermediate Cities – Cuenca Urban Dialogue on Intermediate Cities: Urban Growth and Renewal– Cuenca Thematic MeetingIn our rapidly urbanizing world, Intermediate Cities face new challenges in meeting the demands of burgeoning populations and the delivery of public services. Intermediary Cities present different opportunities and challenges than larger metropolises with regards to urban planning, management of […]

Sustainable Energy and Cities – Abu Dhabi

Sustainable Energy and Cities – Abu Dhabi Welcome: Urban Dialogues on Sustainable Energy and Cities – Abu Dhabi Thematic MeetingCities today consume roughly two-thirds of the global primary energy supply and produce over 70% of the global energy-related CO2 emissions, making them the largest market for sustainable energy and the principal arena for climate action. […]

Financing Urban Development – Mexico City

Financing Urban Development – Mexico City Welcome: Urban Dialogue on Financing Urban Development – Mexico City Thematic Meeting. This online dialogue took place from 22 February to 6 March 2016 in advance of the Habitat III Thematic Meeting in Mexico City from 9 to 11 March. During the two-week online discussion, individuals and organisations from […]

Public Spaces – Barcelona

Public Spaces – Barcelona Welcome: Urban Dialogue on Public Spaces – Barcelona Thematic Meeting. This online dialogue took place from 14 to 26 March 2016 in advance of the Habitat III Thematic Meeting in Barcelona from 4 to 5 April. During the two-week online discussion, individuals and organisations from around the world were invited to […]

Sustainable Housing in Europe – Prague

Sustainable Housing in Europe – Prague Welcome: Urban Dialogue on Regional Priorities for Housing and Urban DevelopmentFrom 16 to 20 March 2016, individuals and organizations interested in housing and urban development issues, and not in a position to participate at the Habitat III Europe Regional Meeting (or participating but would also like to provide inputs […]

Informal Settlements – Pretoria

Informal Settlements – Pretoria Welcome: Urban Dialogue on Informal Settlements – Pretoria Thematic Meeting. This online dialogue took place from 23 March to 3 April 2016  in advance of the Habitat III Thematic Meeting in Pretoria from 7 to 8 April. During the two-week online discussion, individuals and organisations from around the world were invited to […]

Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Meeting – Toluca

Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Meeting – Toluca Welcome: Urban Dialogue for the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Meeting – Toluca This online dialogue took place from 4 to 15 April 2016 in advance of the Habitat III Regional Meeting in Toluca from 18 to 20 April. During the two-week online discussion, individuals and organisations from […]

Open-ended Informal Consultative Meetings, New York

Open-ended Informal Consultative Meetings, New York Welcome: Open-ended Informal Consultative Meetings – New York This online dialogue took place from 25 to 29 April during the Informal Consultative Meetings. Individuals and organisations from around the world were invited to reflect on the Habitat III process to-date.The Habitat III preparatory process started in September 2014 and will continue […]

Urban Dialogue on the Draft New Urban Agenda – PrepCom3 Surabaya

Urban Dialogue on the Draft New Urban Agenda – PrepCom3 Surabaya Welcome: Urban Dialogue on the Draft New Urban Agenda This online dialogue took place in four parts from 9 May – 28 July 2016. Individuals and organisations from around the world were invited to provide feedback on the Draft New Urban Agenda, online here. Part 4 of the dialogue ran […]