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UN-Habitat Student Design Competition for Kenya's Towns

UN-Habitat and the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development in Kenya collaborated on a student competition that sought 'to create a momentum for greater urban design application by demonstrating the value of urban design in implementing newly drafted...
Date: 29 Jul

Integrating urban agendas

Integrating local and global agendas The value of community-embedded, collaborative and comparative research is at the centre of a new blog post by Professor David Simon, director of Mistra Urban Futures. It was published today (12 July 2016) at two of OECD's major blogs: the '...
Date: 12 Jul

Climate, health and digitalisation

The Swedish political week in Almedalen, Visby, is the annual meeting place of policy makers, lobbyists, researchers, public service, NGOs and private companies. From a scientific community perspective, this year’s meetings are particularly interesting as the Swedish government...
Date: 06 Jul


Time: 08:30
Location: Lindholmen Conference Center


Time: 09:00
Location: Chalmers Conference Centre

Time: 08:30
Location: Chalmers Conference Center

Rethinking Urban Citizenship

Kisumu Kenya

Citiscope reports from Urban Thinkers Forum in Mannheim, Germany, and about a meeting in Nigeria to find a common vision for African cities. Photo: Rotsee2/Wikimedia

Mistra Urban Futures First Annual Conference

Realising Just Cities

The first of a series Annual Conferences takes place in Gothenburg, Sweden, 19-20 September 2016.




























































































































































































































































































































Funders and Consortium
Mistra Urban Futures is financed by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and a consortium constituted by several organisations in the Gothenburg region, combined with key international partners.