Event date

Event Type

International conference

Organization(s) hosting

  • UN-Habitat
  • Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) of the Government of Japan
  • City of Fukuoka
  • Seinan Gakuin University


Seinan Gakuin University

City, Country

Fukuoka, Japan

Summary of event

The first Global Symposium on Urban and

Territorial Planning: “Improving Planning for More Sustainable Cities and Territories” will take place from July 30 to August 01, 2018 in Fukuoka, Japan. It will focus

on UN-Habitat’s International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (IG-UTP) and explore ideas, experiences and opportunities for their implementation. The symposium is also an opportunity to strengthen partnerships for the improvement of planning systems worldwide. It will be followed by the launch of the Spatial Planning Platform, an initiative of MLIT and UN-Habitat, introduced in 2017 as their contribution to the regional implementation of the IG-UTP.


Website: http://gsutp.urbanpolicyplatform.org

Andrea Oyuela: andrea.oyuela@un.org

Remy Sietchiping: remy.sietchiping@un.org