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From the what to the how

Now is the time to actually use the data and knowledge we have to rethink and transform our cities towards sustainability in all its dimensions - the take-away message from the side-event organised in New York with The New School.

Date: 15 Jul

Lessons from Shimla

Can the SDGs be helpful to mitigate local challenges? Shimla, a city in the foothills of Himalaya, is one of Mistra Urban Futures partner cities. A recent water shortage crisis has made our Indian partners in Nagrika, Yutika Vora and Tarun Sharma, think about the role of the goals.

Date: 5 Jul

Sheffield-Manchester platform host Urban Institute joins IOPD Network

We’re happy to announce that the Sheffield-Manchester platform host Urban Institute have joined the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy (IOPD) network as a collaborating member.

Date: 28 Jun


Time: 11:30
Location: Länsstyrelsen
Time: 09:00
Location: Malmö Universitet

Research agenda

Synergistically generate client-centric internal or "organic" sources after extensive systems. Objectively integrate integrated interfaces vis-a-vis alternative infomediaries. Authoritatively syndicate 2.0 systems and virtual process improvements. Professionally synergize multidisciplinary best practices after frictionless methods of empowerment. Enthusiastically evolve real-time vortals via multimedia based opportunities.

Latest publications

In this paper, we examine how economic, social and political forces impact
Strategies and action plans for sustainable food provisioning and urban food security
Contemporary approaches to biodiversity conservation within South Africa depart from community-based initiatives
The condition of the environment is one of the most fundamental concerns
It is increasingly appreciated how all societies contain many ‘wicked problems’ or

Mistra Urban Futures Projects

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.