The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) organised the second status seminar of the funding priority "Sustainable Development of Urban Regions" (SURE). The Status Seminar took place on 26 and 27 September 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The SURE status seminar takes a snapshot of the ongoing research and elevates sustainable urban transformation discourse. The session takes stock of global, regional and local pathways and strategies for multisectoral collaboration to build transformative urban-rural adaptation and resilience for sustainable futures. Eminent researchers frame the event and provide a global perspective on sustainable transformation trends and pathways for cities.
On 29th April 2021, the kick-off event of the funding priority SURE – Sustainable Development of Urban Regions – took place. The funding priority focuses on sustainable urban development and resilient infrastructure building in Southeast Asia and China. The funding priority was initiated by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research as part of the Research for Sustainability Strategy (FONA Strategy).