Knowledge Platform at a glance

The Global Future Cities Programme Knowledge facility is a digital platform of tools, reports, publications, best practices and more to support the implementation of urban projects within the Programme and globally.


Urban Best Practice Database

Data, both spatial and qualitative information including best practices and community-based data, are relevant for tracking progress made and reporting on the implementation of the global agendas. Urban best practices come global, regional, national and local levels as well as private sector, NGOs, and UN entities.

Learn To Use The Knowledge Platform

The Platform's structure provides users with different communication methods and learning streams, optimizing knowledge exchange on urban issues.

Users can browse the Programme pages to learn more about the Programme, its phases, and partners. Users can discover the 19 Cities that are taking part in the Programme, explore the different projects, and follow each project's progress. We will be uploading relevant highlights from the cities, contact us to submit interest stories to be published on the Platform!

The Knowledge Hub is the main repository for resources. You can learn about the SDG Tool, find resources, best practices, and capacity building activities and events. As a registered user, you can download resources, save them to your library, and share them. As a partner of the Platform, you can submit resources, best practices, and any relevant webinars or events pertinent to the Programme.

The Community Forum allows users to engage in discussions with experts and professionals on key topics and themes, ask questions, participate in polls, share their experiences, and upload articles and case studies. The discussions (and all contents shared in groups) are restricted, and you will need to be a registered user to view the Community Forum and join discussions.

As a registered user, you will be able to use the features of the Platform and engage other members. We encourage you to make use of the Platform so that together we can make our cities inclusive and sustainable. Register now to take part!



Contribute to the Global Future Cities Programme

Global Future Cities Programme is the platform which compiles best practices, stories, commentary and upcoming events that are published on the platform each day, delivering information on the implementation of the Global Future Cities Programme and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development .

To contribute, an organization must register to become a partner of Global Future Cities Programme. Partners tap into a vast network of resources and convening power to create real and positive change for young people. By contributing knowledge resources, organizations will be recognized as a key contributing partners of the knowledge facility.

Partners may submit the following types of resources relevant to youth employment: publications, platforms, tools, blogs, videos, webinars and online courses, events, news, websites, databases as well as suggestions for smart search of external websites.

Contributing Knowledge Partners