Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities.


Here we come, Rotterdam!

June 16-18 | 2021

Stay Connected & Follow us

Simply enter your keyword and we will help you find what you need.

What are you looking for?


Press releases, updates & invitations .

We are heartbroken. UFGC20 is cancelled.

Official cancellation letter by Gerald Babel-Sutter and José Sá Fernandes.

Lisbon is turning into the European hotspot for sustainable cities

The URBAN FUTURE Global Conference has announced 50 Young Leaders and launched its official Programme.

URBAN FUTURE Global Conference arrives in Lisbon to shape the future of our cities

After Graz, Vienna and Oslo, the Portuguese capital was elected to host the event that wants to help creating more sustainable and happy cities for everyone.

Clara Muzzio, Maria Vassilakou, Fernando Medina, Ellen De Vibe, Gerald Babel-Sutter at UFGC Kick-off in Lisbon on October 31, 2019.

2,500 CityChangers gather in Oslo

Creating greener, healthier and happier cities for all people now and for future generations.

The Mayor of Oslo Marianne Borgen, founder of UFGC Gerald Babel-Sutter, Birgit Rusten from FutureBuilt and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon participated in the opening of the Urban Future Global Conference at Folketeateret in Oslo today.

Photo: Geir Anders Rybakken Ørslien.

Boosting low carbon building renovation across Europe

In conjunction with the URBAN FUTURE Global Conference in Oslo, the World Green Building Council and partners announce BUILD UPON; a project that will accelerate the renovation of buildings in European cities.

First Round of 15 Winners of Reinventing Cities Competition Announced, Creating New Beacons of Sustainable Design and Construction

Today, C40 Cities announced 15 winners of its Reinventing Cities competition, an initiative launched in December 2017 for local innovators to transform underutilized urban spaces in their communities into carbon neutral and resilient urban projects.

NEXT Future Transportation Inc. announces the launch of ‘THINK NEXT’

The newly created enterprise will provide NEXT with a meaningful presence in Norway, the leading electric transportation nation in the world.

Early Press Kick-off.

May 22, 2019 | 8.00 – 8.30 | Folketeateret, Room Kroghshalen

Grab a coffee and meet some of the people who make UFGC19 happen, understand what it’s all about and especially what to expect within this week, where 300 speakers will shake up the city in 85 sessions, 40 Field Trips and 20 Side Events.

The countdown is on.

URBAN FUTURE Global Conference | May 22 – 24, 2019 | Oslo

Nedtellingen har startet

URBAN FUTURE Global Conference | 22. – 24. mai 2019 | Oslo

The news you never get from the North.

Join the Urban Journalism Academy | May 24, 2019 – 8.30 – 12.30 | Oslo

Stories from Oslo

Oslo was awarded the title European Green Capital 2019 because the city has implemented some of the most effective climate and environmental measures in Europe.

Reinventing Cities: Announcing the Winners

C40 will unveil the winners of the competition on May 22, 16.00 – 18.00 at Kulturkirken Oslo.

En sniktitt inn i barnas fremtidsby

I prosjektet Fremtidsutsikten har barna fått rollen som byplanleggere.

Making Allies for Greener Cities

Europe’s Largest Event for Sustainable Cities has Launched its Final Programme.

Opportunities and Challenges of a Car-Free City

One of 10 Hot Topics Showcased at URBAN FUTURE global conference, Europe’s Largest Event for Sustainable Cities.

10 temaer som vil forme fremtidsbyen

Ti viktige temaer står på agendaen når URBAN FUTURE Global Conference i dag lanserer sitt program.

Von Europas „grünster“ Stadt lernen

Programm für Europas größten Event für nachhaltige Städte ist online

3,000 participants, 57 sessions and 1 premiere

This was the URBAN FUTURE Global Conference 2018.

Urban Future – Host city for 2019 announced

After Vienna in 2018, Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities is coming to OSLO!

URBAN FUTURE Global Conference 2019 will take place in one of Europe’s greenest cities from May 22nd to May 24th

Facts .

Manitou Group is ready to provide innovative solutions
for Zero Emission Construction sites (ZEC)

Meet them at Youngtorget from May 22 – May 24, 2019.

Oslo’s public transport provider Ruter is ready for the future.

By the end of 2020 all public transport is to run on renewable energy. Within 2028 all buses and ferries will run on electric energy.

Picture galleries UFGC19 .