ALLIANCE EVENTS AND NETWORK MEETINGS

A key element of the Urban Transitions Alliance are strong working relationships between city practitioners and experts. These are fostered through a diversity of opportunities for in person meetings of Alliance members and partners.

UPCOMING EVENT

COP26 Event | Redesigning economic systems for just, circular and nature-based cities
Friday, 5 November | 16:30-18:00 BST

This session will gather local government leaders whose jurisdictions are at the forefront of the just, circular and nature-based transitions, and showcase tangible examples of how this can be done in practice.

Venue:  LGMA Pavilion, COP26 Blue Zone
Host: ICLEI | Urban Transitions Alliance,  ICLEI Circulars, Clever Cities

Alliance participation: David McDonald, Councillor & Deputy Leader Glasgow City Council and City Convener for Culture, Vibrancy and International Cooperation, Glasgow, UK; Minna Arve, Mayor of Turku, Finland & ICLEI Vice President

MEETINGS & EVENTS

2021 

Fostering 1.5 degrees lifestyles with urban partnerships | ICLEI World Congress 2021- 2022

22 July 2021
High Level Session

Urban Transitions Alliance Participation:
Essen, Glasgow

Equitably Shaping Our Sustainable Urban Future | ICLEI World Congress 2021- 2022

13 April 2021
Virtual Showcase

Urban Transitions Alliance Participation:
Glasgow, Pittsburgh

UrbanA Community Conversation 

16 February 2021
Online Conference

Urban Transitions Alliance Participation:
Gelsenkirchen

Previous

Prioritizing Equity in Local Climate Action | Daring Cities 2020

08 October 2020
Virtual Showcase

Urban Transitions Alliance Participation:
Buffalo, Glasgow, Pittsburgh, Turku

UN Climate Change Conference
COP25

02-13 December 2019
Madrid, Spain

Urban Transitions Alliance Participation:
Essen, Dortmund, Katowice, Pittsburgh, Turku

Smart City Expo:
CiBiX Urban Mobility Series

19-21 November 2019
Barcelona, Spain

Urban Transitions Alliance Participation:
Cincinnati, Pittsburgh

CITYMAKERS RUHR:
China-Europe Networking Event

18 November 2019
Essen, Germany

Urban Transitions Alliance Participation:
Ruhr Region Focus

International Conference for Transition City: Seoul 2019

26-27 September 2019
Seoul, South Korea

Urban Transitions Alliance Participation:
Essen, Pittsburgh

UNIDO Bridge for Cities 4.0
Cities & the new industrial revolution

03-04 September 2019
Vienna, Austria

Urban Transitions Alliance Participation:
Essen, Dortmund, Katowice

EVENT REVIEWS

COP26: SOCIAL EQUITY FRAMEWORK IN PRACTICE

PUTTING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY INTO ACTION

PRIORITIZING EQUITY IN LOCAL CLIMATE ACTION

CIRCULAR AND EQUITABLE E-MOBILITY TRANSITION

EQUITY CONVERSATIONS AT COP25

CO-DEFINING TRANSITION INDICATORS

MILESTONE MEETUPS

URBAN TRANSITIONS ALLIANCE CHINA WORKSHOP

Beijing, China / 30 October 2018

For the first time, all Chinese Alliance members participated and interacted with German cities and partners to exchange views and learn from each other about ongoing urban transitions in each region. The workshop also laid a foundation for future bilateral or multilateral stakeholder exchange and cooperation projects under the Alliance framework.

URBAN TRANSITIONS FORUM @ICLEI WORLD CONGRESS

Montréal, Canada / 19-22 June 2018

The Urban Transitions Forum has advanced transnational collaboration and knowledge exchange. Transition focused thematic sessions as well as working meetings and networking opportunities created key moments for the Alliance cities to learn from one another, discuss current barriers and spark new ideas for individual or joint transition activities.


URBAN TRANSITIONS ALLIANCE PROJECT KICK OFF

Essen & Bonn, Germany / November 2017

The Urban Transitions Alliance looks back on a marvelous launch and first meeting: Alliance city representatives traveled from China and the US to meet their German peers at the TWINS Conference Ruhr in Essen, tell their transition stories at the UN Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn and jointly defined the thematic priorities for the future work of the Alliance.

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