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Next Conference: Track 6b
Please click here for more information on track 6b at the Budapest 2020 Conference, 'Sustainability in Transforming Society'
2018 Messina, Italy
TRACK 6 b: URBAN AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
By Prof. Dr. Martina Keitsch, Department of Design, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Ph.D Nuno Martins, architect, Executive Director of Building 4Humanity, Design and Reconstructing Communities Association, CIAUD, Research Centre for Architecture, Urbanism and Design, University of Lisbon
The main goal of this track was to share knowledge and experiences on possibilities and challenges of rural-regional-urban collaborations towards sustainable societies with a special focus on SDG 11. Track 6b comprised 18 presentations from international researchers and practitioners addressing issues on sustainable urban and rural development at local, regional and national levels. The presentations in the track were focusing on three key areas: Theories and concepts on sustainable urban and rural societies, models and measurements for planning strategies and study analyses and practices of green planning and design. Read more
1) Look at the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network on Redefining the Role of Business.
2) Useful courses available at the UN SDG Academy; see for example "Globalization: past and future".
- Sustainable Development Solutions Network: Sustainable Cities: Inclusive, Resilient, and Connected
- SDG Academy: Cities and the Challenge of Sustainable Development
Routledge & Earthscans' Sustainability Hub
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