“International Symposium on Global Trends in health, technology and management (GTHTM-2024), 15th to 17th March,2024, Dehradun”

  • Urbanization is a global phenomena by which people move to urban areas for livelihood opportunities, better quality of life, and higher standards of living. It is concern with the study of the social, political, and economic relationships in cities.
  • The World Economic Forum is working with more than 100 global partners for Shaping the Future of Urban Transformation to ensure that these changes deliver a future that is more sustainable, resilient and prosperous for all.
  • Urbanization has increased foreign investment and more than 80% of global GDP is generated in cities. If managed well urbanization can also contribute to sustainable growth through increased productivity and innovation.
  • Urbanization has huge positive impact on culture like it helps in reducing racism, sexism, and other discrimination which would not be less if people always lived with the same people . There are more museums, galleries, and concert halls in urban areas which make it easier to access to different cultures which result in greater appreciation and understanding.
  • The chances of crime happening in urban area are less, the safety and security is more, the health services are more better.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed the way we work. It was the first time when government, education and healthcare industries have had to operate virtually all around the world. It is being assumed that cities will have 68% of world population by 2050 therefore Cities need to start transformation from today to be able to deal with next pandemic.
  • The planning for green and sustainable cities which are resilient require immaculate planning, policy making, coordination and wise choices. In this regard, both national and regional law makers have significant role to enact which may strengthen the future and create equal opportunities for all.
  • Human rights play an important role in advancing and developing an urban society that would be sustainable and socially inclusive—that eliminates discrimination in all its forms, promotes equality and empowers individuals and communities.