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Global Voices, Local Action: Lifelong Learning

PAST EVENT

In this public engagement session for the We Will Chicago citywide plan, residents can hear from experts on urban education.

Classroom
Element5 Digital

Global Voices, Local Action: Public Health and Safety

PAST EVENT

The Council partners with the City of Chicago and the Metropolitan Planning Council to gather public input on the We Will Chicago citywide plan.

Chicago Bean
Sawyer Bengtson

World Cities Summit 2022

PAST EVENT

Join global, business, and thought leaders worldwide in person as they share best practices and ideas for cities to emerge more liveable, sustainable, and resilient, from prolonged and unpredictable disruptions.

We Will Chicago: Environment, Climate, and Energy

PAST EVENT

Angela Tovar joins local and international leaders to discuss climate solutions and urban resiliency efforts.

A view of the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan.
iStock

The Right to the Shoreline

PAST EVENT

Sam Kling, Cynthia Weiss, and Sonja Henderson discuss the Right to the Shoreline and the art it inspires, cohosted with the Chicago Public Art Group.

A Chicago Public Art Group piece.
Chicago Public Art Group

Global Voices, Local Action: Arts & Culture

PAST EVENT

The Council partners with the Metropolitan Planning Council and the City of Chicago to discuss the We Will Chicago Plan with city leaders from London and Chicago.

A subway car rides along the tracks towards The Trump International Hotel and Tower in downtown Chicago, Illinois.
Reuters

Ukraine and Cities on the Frontlines

PAST EVENT
Event Series: Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

In the face of urban warfare, mayors and local communities have emerged as symbols of leadership, resistance, and resilience.

Black and white photo of a destroyed car and apartment buildings in Ukraine
Reuters

Future Cities Americas Forum

PAST EVENT

The Council is a supporting partner of this event hosted by The Financial Times that brings together a cross section of leaders to establish a common vision for the sustainable, equitable, and safe cities of tomorrow.

Democracy and the Life of Cities

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Building on the 2021 Summit for Democracy and its city-focused side event, this workshop will examine the policies and practices through which cities can advance democracy.

President Biden views the virtual Summit for Democracy attendees on screen.
Reuters

China's Rise and Reach: The Belt and Road City

PAST EVENT VIDEO
China's Changing Landscape

This workshop, part of the Great Powers and Urbanization Project, examines how Belt and Road cities are likely to shape patterns of globalization in the 21st century.

View of the New York City skyline with a blue sky
Dimitry Anikin