Urban Thinkers Campus India begins on World Habitat Day

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.


Urban Thinkers Campus - Contacts

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 urbanthinkers@unhabitat.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)


Urban Thinkers - Organizers Guide

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.


Report of the First Urban Thinkers Campus

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.