ACUUS joins the World Urban Campaign

The Associated research Centers for the Urban Underground Space (ACUUS), known as an international non-governmental association promoting ideas of underground space use for sustainable future of the cities, has joined the World Urban Campaign.

The World Urban Campaign has been launched by UN-Habitat to serve as a platform for cities in regard of improving their developing in the XXI century by exchange of information, sharing and learning. Therefore the motto is ‘I’m a City Changer’. 

The World Urban Campaign is the partner platform toward the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), to be held in 2016 in Quito, Ecuador. The previous two Conferences were held in 1976 (Vancouver) and in 1996 (Istanbul).

ACUUS is noted for its members participating in significant international events in regard of improving the urban climate by underground space use development. Also it holds its own international conferences once in two years since 1996, the next Conference will be held in Saint Petersburg in 2016.