SDG 11 Events and Meetings


8 – 13 February 2020 The Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum, Abu Dharbi, UAE

10 - 11 March 2020 Leading by Example : implementing the SDGs in Canada, Victoria Conference Center, Victoria, Canada

6 - 7 May 2020 Sustainability Science Days Conference, Finland [In the conference, the underlying premise of creative destruction is discussed especially in the context of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals 9 and 11. This comprises building resilient infrastructures, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization and fostering innovation (#9) with special emphasis on cities and other kinds of human settlements (#11). Creativity and destruction are indispensable to make communities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.] Conference takes place at several venues at the City Centre Campus of University of Helsinki and Aalto University in Espoo

6 - 8 May 2020 11th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning, A Coruña, Spain

7 - 9 May 2020 5th International Congress on Action Research, Action learning ARAL 2020 [Theme “Action Research and Sustainable Development Goals : Education and beyond” covering all SDGs with special focus on 3, 4 and 11], Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Avenue, Manila, Philippines

9 – 11 June 2020 Beyond 2020 World Sustainable Built Environment Conference [BEYOND 2020 will focus on creating clear links between the most relevant UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the built environment. Central to the discussion will be achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal 11, Sustainable cities and communities by the 2030 deadline.] Svenska Mässan, The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, Gothenburg, Sweden

15 - 16 October 2020 Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries – towards LDC-V, Helsinki, Finland


Events archive

This is an archive of past SDG 11 events.

2 – 6 September 2019 Shelter Academy 2019, ‘Climate Adaptation and Mitigation : Options for Cities’ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 October, 2019 Roundtable ‘In Focus : SDG 11’ UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), Geneva, Switzerland

24 - 25 October 2019 Second edition of “Venice City Solutions 2030” : creating citizenship the SDGs as an opportunity for all (see draft programme)

26 - 28 November 2019 Heritage and the Sustainable Development Goals : International LDE-Heritage conference, TU Delft, The Netherlands