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Thematic Group Co-Chairs Promote Urban SDG
Cynthia Rosenszweig and Aromar Revi promoted the need for an Urban SDG at multiple meetings during December 2013, including:

Experts Workshop on Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements, December 5-6, organized by Communitas Coalition.

Science & Technology for Sustainable Development Goals, December 16, organized by SDSN and UN DESA.

Rio Sustainability Initiative Hosts Workshop on October 24, 2013
The Rio Sustainability Initiative, based at the Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development (FBDS), held its second workshop on October 24, 2013. The workshop focused on current and future initiatives for Rio de Janeiro on climate change, biodiversity and environmental services, and urban economy.

Thematic Group Members Talk about Urban Sustainability 
Watch five videos where TG09 members talk about urban sustainability.

Thematic Group Members Meet at Bellagio Center 
On August 19-23, 2013, members of TG09 met at the Bellagio Center in Bellagio, Italy, to plan for the “Campaign for an Urban SDG” and the Sustainable Cities Initiative.

Rio Sustainability Initiative Hosts Workshop on June 24, 2013
The Rio Sustainability Initiative, based at the Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development (FBDS), held its first major event on June 24 with a workshop on urban sustainability.

Thematic Group Submits Paper to the High-Level Panel on May 20, 2013 
On May 20, 2013, the TG09 submitted its paper “The Urban Opportunity: Enabling Transformative and Sustainable Development” to the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

Thematic Group Members Meet at Bellagio Center on April 22-26, 2013
Members of TG09 met at the Bellagio Center in Bellagio, Italy, to write a paper for submission to the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.