Reinventing Cities


A global competition for innovative carbon-free and resilient urban projects

German municipalities align their administrations with the Sustainable Development Goals


70 cities have signed a sustainability charter that expresses municipal commitment.

Seoul and Beijing pledge to improve air quality


At a meeting in Seoul, Park Won Soon, Mayor of Seoul and President of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and Jining Chen, Mayor of Beijing, agreed to join efforts to reduce the concentration...

Smart Cities – Stadtverkehr für übermorgen


Zwischenergebnisse eines Forschungsprojekts zur Zukunft des Stadtverkehrs und ein explorativer Blick in die Zukunft: Fiktionale Stadtkonzepte in Form von Zukunftstypen

How Barcelona’s smart city strategy is giving ‘power to the people’


Francesca Bria, Chief Technology and Digital Innovation Officer, Barcelona is leading a backlash against technology vendors and big tech as she seeks to give citizens a right to control their data....

Beijing bike share app pilot begins in India’s Pune city


Beijing bike share platform ofo has launched its signature yellow bike service in India’s western city of Pune - article by Jack Aldane, published in Cities Today

Creating a low-carbon and equitable future


Cities IPCC sets blueprint for urban transformation - article by Stephen Leahy published in URBANET

Connective Cities Training Event at the World Urban Forum


“Urban Practitioners’ Networks for Better Urban Services – The Cases of Urban Mobility and Urban Renewal”