Nairobi, 26 October 2015—The first Urban Thinkers Campus in Kenya was held on the 15th and 16th of this month at UN-Habitat Headquarters in Nairobi, under the umbrella of the World Urban Campaign, a global platform and convening of ‘urban thinkers’ coordinated by UN-Habitat and supported by UN-Habitat's Youth and Livelihood Unit.
New Delhi, 8 October 2015: On the second day of the Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC) India hosted by the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), the organizers launched the National Campaign on Cities and Human Settlements.
New Delhi, 5 October 2015 The Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC) India with “The City We Need Fosters Inclusive Prosperity” as its focal theme, opened its doors for interested stakeholders on World Habitat Day. Planned as a four day intensive Campus, organized by the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), with constituent groups drafting recommendations on “The City We Need”, this event is the first of its kind in India.
The Urban Thinkers Campuses listed under the events section are all hosted and organized by World Urban Campaign Lead or Associate Partners. The respective event contact details will be made available shortly.
Enquiries about Urban Thinkers Campuses can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
The World Urban Campaign Secretariat, located within UN-Habitat, can be reached via the following contact details:
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
These documents made available for download in this section have been provided to all approved Urban Thinkers Campus hosts.
The guidelines are intended to provide a framework for future Urban Thinkers Campuses and are meant to guide organizations which have an interest in being part the urban thinkers’ movement in the context of Habitat III, contribute to The City We Need process and the New Urban Agenda.
Applications to host an Urban Thinkers Campus are CLOSED.
The Urban Thinkers Campus is an initiative of UN-Habitat conceived as an open space for critical exchange between urban researchers, professionals, and decision-makers who believe that urbanization is an opportunity and can lead to a positive transformation. It is also intended as a platform to build consensus between partners engaged in addressing urbanization challenges and proposing solutions for the urban future.