‘Learning to live sustainably in cities: Implementing Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in learning cities’ was the theme of a regional conference held in Aswan, Egypt, from 5 to 7 March 2018. Around 50 participants from more than 15 countries, including city leaders and other stakeholders from the region as well as special guest Her Royal Highness Princess of Jordan and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Dana Firas.