There is a global consensus that cities have a key role to play in creating a just, resilient and climate-friendly world. But where do we currently stand? What challenges do cities face in unfolding their transformative power and what is needed from different perspectives to achieve the sustainability agendas? The 11th World Urban Forum, which will take place from 26 to 30 June 2022 in Katowice, Poland, under the motto ‘Transforming our Cities for a Better Urban Future’, offers the opportunity to initiate dialogues at the international level and to position central agendas of sustainable urban development.
In the following, we would like to draw your attention to some of the events in the German Pavilion - which can also be followed via livestream.