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Urban Highlight

As summers has turned to autumn, the urban year is slowly continuing towards some of the years biggest events. Habitat III is closing in on the conference with the publication of the final draft version. The Habitat 3 Global Conference now awaits, in Quito (Ecuador) taking place in October 2016. The other big event of the year, the European Week of Regions and Cities, is coming up as well, taking place from the 10th till the 13th of October. 


The EUKN Secretariat is working hard at the moment on organising multiple EUKN related events, including two seminars and two Policy Labs. On the 27th of September, there is an EUKN seminar on Urban Poverty in Athens. Following in October, there will be an EUKN seminar on refugees in Amsterdam. 

The major highlight for the EUKN however, is the official EUKN side event at the Habitat III Conference in Quito. Read all about it here. Register now!

Other Urban Highlights

Early September, the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) was inaugurated in The Hague. This new initiative aims to improve the role of cities on a high urban level.