Implementing the United Nations' new urban agenda. Universities in action (UNI-NUA)
International Conference IMPLEMENTING THE UNITED NATIONS’ NEW URBAN AGENDA. UNIVERSITIES IN ACTION (UNI-NUA)
Organized by Politecnico di Torino and The University of Tokyo within the UNI-NUA Joint project (Supported by Politecnico di Torino and Compagnia di San Paolo).
The United Nations’ New Urban Agenda (NUA, 2016) aims at fostering sustainable and resilient urban development worldwide.
It calls for innovative action in the field of territorial governance and spatial planning. In this light, UNI-NUA aims at developing a better understanding of the mechanisms and opportunities for universities’ engagement in complex territorial governance processes and of the actual potentials for knowledge transfer and multidisciplinary joint action in territorial policies, and spatial planning practices. Experiences from Asia, US and Europe.
With the participation and collaboration of Politecnico di Torino Green Team and Università di Torino Green Office, RUS, Urban@it, On the occasion of the Italian SDG11 Day 2018 Festival Sviluppo Sostenibile ASviS Italia Ph.D Program in Urban and Regional Development (Politecnico and University of Torino); AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning) Thematic Group on Transboundary spaces, policy diffusion, planning cultures; SIU Italian Society of Urban Planners
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