As a supporter of the 2016 World Forum on Transportation for Megacity Clusters on 3 and 4 November 2016, ICLEI East Asia Secretariat (EAS) co-hosted a one-day training workshop on 3 November with Beijing University of Technology (BUT) on sustainable urban mobility and urban planning, which involved over 60 participants from government affiliated institutes, universities and companies in the transportation sector.
At the closing of Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, which took place from 17 to 20 October in Quito, nations unanimously adopted the New Urban Agenda, agreeing on a common vision for a sustainable urban world.
On 16 October 2016, over 300 local and regional leaders came together in Quito to submit their joint statement towards the New Urban Agenda, the global framework for sustainable urbanization that nations will officially adopt this week at Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development.
In less than a month, nations will gather in Quito, Ecuador to adopt the New Urban Agenda at Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Quito. ICLEI will be on the ground in Quito with a full agenda throughout the conference.