The UrbanShift webinar series spotlights critical and emerging topics related to urban sustainability, climate resilience and mitigation, highlighting the perspectives and experiences of various stakeholders from the program’s three regions. These free, open-access webinars feature subject matter experts speaking on practical solutions to urban planning challenges. They emphasize the vital role of traditionally marginalized groups and outline the limitations and opportunities to foster inclusive, sustainable urban growth in the global South.
Watch a Recent Webinar
UrbanShift and Energy Exchanges Webinar on Urban Cooling
Join UrbanShift and ICLEI Energy Exchanges on a webinar exploring policy and design solutions for efficiency in the building cooling sector.
Plastic Pollution & Cities: Building Momentum Towards a Global Plastics Treaty
At this circular economy-themed webinar, we heard from experts, city representatives and waste pickers about the causes & consequences of plastic pollution in cities, and what cities can do to initiate a just transition to a plastic-free economy.
Leveraging urban nature to create inclusive and equitable cities
As cities continue to expand their built environment, maintaining equity and inclusion becomes even more critical. Join us to learn about the challenges and opportunities of using nature as a tool to build more inclusive cities.
Engaging youth in climate action: Pragmatically moving forward
Young people must be involved in critical decisions concerning their future and given an active role in addressing the climate emergency. Join UrbanShift for a lively discussion on this topic on International Youth Day.