News on opportunities, that helped to deliver a meaningful contribution and drive positive change towards a more sustainable and healthy urban future for all people:
USG signed an Memorandum of Understanding with SEE-Change. To learn more about our newest partner click here, 1 February 2017.
Urban Synergies Group in the News- We are taking the fight against unhealthy weight in children to a new height.
Child friendly cities guided walk as part of Canberra Walking and Cycling week, 18th March 8 am, Meeting point Scout Hall, Haig Park in Turner.
Final Program of International Forum “Shaping Spaces for GenZ” now online. on 8th March 2017. Get involved and don’t miss out!
Come to our next Urban Talks event in Canberra, Australia, 21st March 2017 on
“Implementing the new urban agenda through accelerated actions on active travel”
with a great range of speakers including the Dutch cycling ambassador.
Interview on play in urban environments, ABC Radio, Canberra, 17th March.
People, Prosperity and Place: Building our Urban and Regional Future – CURF Forum at the University of Canberra, 1 December 2016, Gregor Mews presents USG views on Settlement and Infrastructure.
Urban Synergies Group proudly supported the Special Design Unit 2016 at the University of Canberra “Designing with play in mind…” Report can be accessed by clicking here. Their work is now also available at the Library of the University of Canberra, Australia and the National University of Construction, Ha Noi, Vietnam.
New Urban Synergies Group publication now available online “communicating-the-incommuncable” by Nathan Pauletto and Milica Muminovic
Launch event of the USG Perspective Statement on “Right to the City” 4 August 2016 in Canberra, Australia.
USG Perspective Statement on “Right to the City” reached so far 119 international key stakeholders, status 11 August 2016.
Findings of the Urban Talk event in Canberra, Australia, in reflection of the New Urban Agenda now available on the World Urban Campaign website. Learn more about potential pathways on the implementation in relation to better health and well-being outcomes for Australian cities.Click here to find out.
Briefing Meeting with the Children and Young People Commissioner Ms Jodie Griffiths- Cook on the “Right to the City”, 16 August 2016, Canberra, Australia.
The team welcomes two new devotees Simon Corbell and Dr. Cathy Hope. Both add very new perspectives to the group and we look forward working with them in the new year, 16th December 2016.