Here you can find information on interesting events from us, from our partners, as well as from third parties in our thematic areas.

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Connective Cities - Dialogue Events, Practitioner Workshops and more

Expert assignment: Coordination of refugee matters

01/07/2019 to 30/09/2019

Expert assignment to Eyyübiye, Turkey

1st German Congress of Women, "More Women Need the City",


A signal from the German Association of Towns and Municipalities to increase the proportion of women in the municipal parliaments and in management functions of the administrations.

Smart City Solutions

17/09/2019 to 19/09/2019

Inspiration of the city of tomorrow

Dealing with fairness - designing fairness

18/09/2019 to 20/09/2019

Congress of Ideas and Actions - exchange of expertise and experience as well as current developments on the topics of Fair Trade and Fair Procurement

Citizen participation and intervention

19/09/2019 to 20/09/2019

Seminar for municipalities (in German). Cooperation between the German Institute of Urban Affairs (Difu) and the City of Leipzig.

Climate.Cities.Communities. Strategies for a Liveable Future

25/09/2019 to 27/09/2019

28th Climate Alliance International Conference

European Week of Regions and Cities

07/10/2019 to 10/10/2019

The key event of EU Regional Policy

C40 Mayors Summit 2019

09/10/2019 to 12/10/2019

The Future We Want

Seventh Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-7)

15/10/2019 to 17/10/2019

A mulitstakeholder forum for sustainable urban development solutions

Digitize Public Services

22/10/2019 to 24/10/2019

Congress, Workshops, Expo - Save the Date!

Mobility in a changing society

25/11/2019 to 26/11/2019

Difu training course. In German only!

Participatory cities with full rights

07/12/2019 to 10/12/2019

19th International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD) Conference