Event calendar

To raise awareness of the relevance of sustainable urban development among a broader public audience, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is represented at key national and international events.

Check out the calendar to find an overview of relevant events hosted by the BMZ itself, events that the BMZ is involved in organising, and urban-related events organized by partners and other relevant organisations.

Upcoming events

Below you will find relevant upcoming events on sustainable urban development, circular economy and sustainable mobility.

How urban actors solve the plastic problem with innovative ideas

INVOLVED Civil society in cities: Citizens' group in Tela, Honduras Businesses and partners in cities: the case of Recíclalos in ...

City Speak x Thematic Forum Urbanisation – Opening Session

We are excited to invite you to the very first session of "CitySpeak x Thematic Forum Urbanisation," a series of engaging exchanges with urban ...

Don’t Panic, It’s Organic: Transforming Waste Management in Accra

We will present a webinar to showcase our waste management project in Accra, Ghana. This project, implemented in collaboration with the C40 ...

Embedding Equity and Inclusivity in Sustainable Infrastructure

Ensuring that sustainable infrastructure projects contribute to reducing social inequalities can be a daunting task for cities. Not considering ...

Transformative Urban Coalitions Film Screening

The Transformative Urban Coalitions project, financed under IKI, seeks to capture inspiring stories from the ground as well as background ...

WOPs: Peer Partnerships between municiple service providers as catalysts for resilient urban development – best practice from the water and solid waste sector

The New Urban Agenda of the United Nations emphasises the importance of effective municipal enterprises for sustainable, climate-resilient and ...

Urban October at GIZ 

Every year in October, UN-Habitat calls on partner organisations to organise events on the topic of sustainable urban development in order to address its relevance in the public sphere. The BMZ is following the call in the framework of the Urban October organised by the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ GmbH). 

World Urban Forum 

The world’s largest conference on sustainable urban development offers stakeholders the opportunity for exchange at an international level. Within the German Federal Government, the BMZ is in charge of the thematic area of international urban development and is therefore responsible for the German Pavilion’s appearance and activities including its own event programme.