Report from the 68th UN Civil Society Conference in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah, August 26 – 28, 2019
A story by Lance Jay Brown, President of the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization (CSU) From the 26th to the 28th ...
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CSU participation at the 1st UN-Habitat Assembly in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya May 27 – 31, 2019
From 27 to 31 May 2019, UN-Habitat held its first historic session of the UN-Habitat Assembly in Nairobi Kenya under ...
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CSU 2019 Inaugural Awards Gala Reception + Dinner

New York City, The Century Association, March 20, 2019
Invitation and Agenda CSU Board members with Honorees from l to r: Advisory Council member Robert Geddes, President Lance Jay ...
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CSU participation at a Panel discussion on Resilient & Healthy Cities: Stories from the Field, Challenges and Solutions

Columbia University, New York City October 30, 2018
Every October the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and partners organize Urban October, a month of activities, events and ...
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CSU participation at a Panel discussion on Mobility, Health + Wellness, and the Public Realm

Offices of Perkins Eastman, New York City October 23, 2018
The United Nations UN Habitat declared the month of October 2018 Urban October and The Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization (CSU) ...
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World Urban Forum 9

(WUF)Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia February 7 – 13, 2018
Cities 2030: Cities for All, this 2018 the Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum will be the first meeting ...
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CSU Advisory Council Dinner

New York City September 20, 2017
NEW YORK – H.E. Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chair of the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization (CSU) Advisory Board, hosted the New ...
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CSU participation at the 26th session of the Governing Council of UN-Habitat

United Nations, Nairobi, Kenya May 8 – 12, 2017
The Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization (CSU) representative, Ms. Ludivine Cornille, Director of Programs of CSU, has participated at the 26th ...
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Gateway Portals to the City: Infrastructure for Sustainable Urbanization

United Nations Headquarters, New York May 19, 2017; 10 AM to 6PM
Every great city has great portals. Often spectacular in scale and scope, these portals are the entry points in cities ...
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The New Urban Agenda and the Future of Cities: Turning Words into Actions

United Nations Headquarters, New York Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The General Assembly decided to convene the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in ...
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Habitat III – “Migration and Refugees: Critical Challenges For Sustainable Urbanization”

Quito, Ecuador October 17 – 18, 2016
At Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, CSU participated in 2 panel discussions which ...
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Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants: Critical Challenges for Sustainable Urbanization

United Nations Headquarters, New York May 18, 2016, 14.00-18.00
#ThinkUrban Co-organizers: @CSU_org @UNHABITAT_NY @Refugees @ilo @IOMatUN @uclg_org @CenterForArch @ItalyUN_NY, #GlobalMigrationGroup and #NetworkEleven See the webcast at the UN Web ...
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A Critical Climate Change Debrief: COP21, Paris

Center for Architecture, New York January 25, 2016
This past fall, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP21, was held in Paris, France. More than 190 nations – ...
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Network 11 – Digital Technologies for Sustainable Urbanization Network

Barcelona, November 16, 2015
The Digital Technologies for Sustainable Urbanization Network aims to promote sharing experiences and good practices in the use of digital ...
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World Habitat Day 2015: Public Spaces for All

United Nations Headquarters, New York October 5, 2015
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization, the American Institute Architects New York, UN Women, ...
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Smart Cities – Delivering Sustainable Urbanism

Center for Architecture, New York February 11, 2015
The growth of the development of smart cities is a recent popular discourse driven by changes in technology. How planners ...
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The Future of Cities: An Integrated Approach to Urban Challenges

United Nations Headquarters, New York February 10, 2015
The future of cities depends not only on what we do but how we do it .Cities face a plethora ...
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People Centred Urbanism – Managing Social Inclusion in Today’s Cities

United Nations Headquarters, New York October 31, 2014
Special Event on People-Centred Urbanization: Managing Social Inclusion in Today’s Cities Partners: UN-Habitat, Permanent Mission of Italy to the United ...
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HABITAT III: The Role of Design, A Path for Sustainable Urbanization

Center for Architecture, New York September 12, 2014
The third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (HABITAT III) is an international conference of global importance ...
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ECOSOC INTEGRATION SEGMENT on Sustainable Urbanization

United Nations Headquarters, New York May 27-29, 2014
The Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization recently collaborated with ECOSOC Secretariat in the preparations of the Integration Segment of ECOSOC on ...
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SMART CITIES: How to Promote a Sustainable Urbanization

Center for Architecture, New York May 27, 2014
A Side event as part of the ECOSOC Integration Segment at the Center for Architecture New York "SMART CITIES, how ...
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WORLD URBAN FORUM 7 Urban Equity in Development: Cities for Life

Medellin, Colombia April 7, 2014
Smart Cities: How to make Cities Sustainable, Resilient And Equitable is organized by the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization (CSU) in ...
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SMART CITIES, an opportunity for the citizen

Center for Architecture, New York December 12, 2013
​The spread of smartphones and internet based applications is creating amazing possibilities for citizen interaction with their governments. Mobile telephony ...
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WORLD HABITAT DAY 2013, Resilient Design for Sustainable Urbanization

United Nations Headquarters October 4, 2013
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization, the Center for Resilient Design at New Jersey ...
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High Level Meeting on Sustainable Urbanization in Konya

Konya, Turkey March 9, 2012
High-level Meeting on Sustainable Urbanization in Konya, Turkey, New York City, United Nations Urban issues are increasingly weighting higher on ...
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High Level Meeting on Cities and Climate Change

United Nations Headquarters, New York October 3, 2011
The 2011 World Habitat Day theme was “Cities and Climate Change” and focused on climate change and the rapid rate ...
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Better City/ Better Life – North – South Initiative

United Nations Headquarters, New York May 18, 2011
The Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization in collaboration with UN Habitat, South-South News, and the American Institute of Architects New York ...
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Better City/ Better Life

United Nations Headquarters, New York October 4, 2010
On World Habitat Day 2010, Monday, 4 October, cities worldwide hosted programs on the 2010 Better City/ Better Life theme ...
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How Creative Economies Can Lead to a Culture of Peace

ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters June 17-18, 2010
This UN Habitat Workshop focused on the nexus between education, health, architecture and planning for the development of cities and ...
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Framework for Collaboration – Designing Sustainable Plans

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil March 24, 2010
The consortium of UN, institutional, professional, and academic organizations responsible for UN Conferences on Sustainable Urbanization in the Information Age ...
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The Role of Infrastructure in Metropolitan Development

ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York May 13, 2009
The ‘Forum on Sustainable Urbanization in the Information Age - Towards Sustainable Infrastructure Development’ sought to provide a forum for ...
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United Nations Forum on Sustainable Urbanization in the Information Age

ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York April 23-24, 2008
The Sustainable Urbanization in the Information Age Conference seeked to address the global challenges posed by rapid urbanization and its ...
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