Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

The Report of the U.N. Brundtland Commission, Our Common Future, 1987

"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."

Buckminster Fuller, philosopher, futurist and global thinker (1895 - 1983)

Depending on the Covid-19 situation, the conference will be held in hybrid mode or full online mode.
Over 800 abstracts received so far!

Health and safety

The Conference will be held in accordance with all anti Covid measures proclaimed by the Croatian Civil Protection Directorate and the Dubrovnik - Neretva County Civil Protection Directorate that will ensure the maximum level of safety for all participants. For more information on a comprehensive programme of health, safety and environmental standards and advanced cleaning protocol of the Conference venue, please use the following link: HEALTH & SAFETY.


Benchmarking the performance of cities across energy, water and environment systems
related metrics presents an opportunity to trigger policy learning, action, and cooperation to bring cities closer to sustainable development.