World Cities Day – World Cities Day is observed on October 31 every year. The aim of the day is to raise awareness about global urbanization and push for global cooperation in sustainable urban development.
Urbanization – An overview of urbanization across the world, extending from the distant past, to present, and projections of future trends.
Visualizing the Material Impact of Global Urbanization – Today, more than 4.3 billion people or 55% of the world’s population live in urban settings, and the number is expected to rise to 80% by 2050.
World Cities Report – The Report proposes a state of informed preparedness that provides us with the opportunity to anticipate change, correct the course of action and become more knowledgeable of the different scenarios or possibilities that the future of cities offers.
World Cities Day
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WHO Director-General’s Message on World Cities
Learn About Composting Day – May 29 is National Learn About Composting Day! We all want to do our part to conserve natural resources and reduce our carbon footprint.
Bike Month – Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling
Walk in the Park Day – Celebrate a walk in the park on March 30 and every day with these virtual walks and resources for Take A Walk in the Park Day!
More to Explore
Historic Downtown – The heart of the city of Los Angeles has its roots at El Pueblo, which means “The Town,” is a spot selected for its high ground in the case of flooding in the area.
Midtown Manhattan – This day out includes the Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue, the New York Public Library, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Terminal, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Times Square.
The City – The City, located in the heart of London offers architectural sights from across many centuries.
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World Cities Climate Roundtable