Join us in Sanya on Hainan Island in China for the next WALCC forum.

Hosted in collaboration by the WALCC and our partners the City of Sanya and the China Overseas Investment Union, the 12th Low Carbon City Development World Forum will be held in Sanya this May. We are pleased to invite you to join us for two active days of discussion and presentations on the state of the low-carbon economy, sustainable technology development and research, as well as keen insights on the national Chinese Belt and Road Initiative. This forum will explore the opportunities for work and cooperation between Europe and China as offered by the Belt and Road Initiative’s wide reaching goals to strengthen exchanges across the different cultures spanning the continent spanning breadth of the Silk Road.

The forum will address a variety of specific subjects and perspectives on how the Belt & Road Initiative can support the development of sustainability and fuel the evolution of the related economy. The forum will include discussion on the future of wellbeing tourism, renewable and new energy, and carbon trading.

In addition to these strong focuses, the forum will also feature a sub-forum designed specifically to address the concerns and needs of local government officials. Inviting mayors and other government officials from across cities in China, Europe, and elsewhere to take part in a discussion on the future of urban development.

The Alliance is pleased to invite you to join us in Sanya this May, for any further information please do not hesitate to contact our offices in Shenzhen or Helsinki.

Follow this page for updated infromation of the date, themes, and agenda which will be posted in the coming months. 

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A research project conducted by the Universities of Turku and Tampere which aims to form a new conceptual framework which will help shape the collective identity and common vision necessary to realize the future low-carbon and sustainability targets.

Systemic Architectures for Sustainable Urban Innovation (SASUI)

An action learning and research project conducted by Aalto University and the University of Tampere which aimed to form a better understanding of the architectural requirements for successful innovation projects.