The UE Forum is an international organisation that engages with the United Nations system, city leaders, and the private. sector to build capacities and global networks for the SDGs by leading global dialogue on sustainable urban resources. With strong links between the Forum.
Scotland’s Towns Partnership, Chief Officer, Phil Prentice, is a member of the UE Forum Steering Committee, comprising global town and city experts https://www.ueforum.org/UEF2021-SteeringCommittee
To advance the sustainable development goals in towns, Collingwood in partnership with the Urban Economy Forum and UN-Habitat is hosting the 3rd annual Collingwood World Summit where town leaders, public and private sector partners, urban activists, academics and civil society will gather to exchange and share best practices pertaining to sustainable development and the advancement of the 2030 Agenda. It takes place in Canada and online from 31 October to 1 November.
Speaking at this year’s Summit will be Scotland’s Towns Partnership board members, Mhairi Donaghy Associate Director, Scottish Futures Trust and Alison Turnbull, Director of External Relations and Partnerships at Historic Environment Scotland, with Ali Harvey - Founding Co-ordinator of Ireland’s Collaborative Town Centre Health Check (CTCHC) Programme & Founder of the Irish Walled Towns Network (IWTN).
Find out more here.