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use partners with other institutions, networks, and urban awards to address complex global challenges and promote the work of local governments, citymakers and civil societies. 

Partner institutions and network

Logo Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University

The Institute for Culture and Society is one of four flagship institutes at Western Sydney University, Australia. It researches transformations in culture and society in the context of contemporary global change. The Institute champions collaborative engaged research in the humanities and social sciences for a globalising digital age. The Institute is the largest dedicated research concentration of its kind in Australia.

The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) at Western Sydney University is the key academic partner of use. ICS is involved in the strategic development of the platform through the Circles of Social Life project.

Apolitical
London, United Kingdom

Apolitical

Institution | Network

C40 Cities Finance Facility
Berlin, Germany

C40 Cities Finance Facility

Institution | Technical assistance, Capacity Development & Knowledge Sharing

Connective Cities
Bonn, Germany

Connective Cities

Institution | International Community of Practice for Sustainable Urban DevelopĀ­ment

Localizing the SDGs
Brussels Capital Region, Belgium

Localizing the SDGs

Institution | Knowledge and sharing platform

Seoul Solution
Seoul , South Korea

Seoul Solution

Institution | Think Tank

Sustainable Cities Collaboratory
Berlin, Germany

Sustainable Cities Collaboratory

Institution | Network

UCLG Learning
Barcelona Metropolitan Area, Spain

UCLG Learning

Institution | Local and Regional Government Network

World Urban Campaign
Nairobi, Kenya

World Urban Campaign

Institution | Urban advocacy initiative

Urban awards

use partners with urban award organisations who recognise and celebrate innovative actions taken by local governments, citymakers and civil societies.