The GTDS is part of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) United Nations and the Spanish Network for Sustainable Development (REDS). Both networks are tasked to mobilize and sensitize Spanish society, public institutions and the corporate world to know more rigorous and committed new Sustainable Development Goals (ODS) way, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly held in New York on September 25, 2015 (Resolution 70/1 of the United Nations General Assembly "Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", A / RES / 70/01, available http://www.un.org/es/comun/docs/?symbol=A/RES/70/1)
The GTDS coordinates the Thematic Network on Urban Development URBAN NETWORK, within the State Program of Development of Scientific and Technical Research Excellence, State subprogram Knowledge Generation, under the State Plan of Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation 2013- 2016, in the form of dynamic actions 'Networks of Excellence'. In this context efforts to promote collaboration among network groups will be developed and particularized, activities leading to the development of open data portal as a tool to facilitate access to the legislation that is applicable in processes management and monitoring of strategies and programs for sustainable and integrated urban development (DUSI).
The GTDS promotes the exchange of knowledge between research groups in Iberoamerica on the role of legal systems in the processes of sustainable urban development within the framework of specific programs linked to Conventions Academic Collaboration, Scientific and Cooperation development between the University of Oviedo, the Society of Land Management and Promotion (SOGEPSA) and the Habitat Colombia Foundation and the Agreement on Academic Cooperation, Science and Development Cooperation between the University of Oviedo (Spain) and the University of Salvador (Argentina).
Participates in the international project "Significant experiences of social and urban recomposition" leading the School of Architecture of the University Pilot (Bogota, Colombia).
Participates in the "Legal framework for the definition, development and evaluation of actions for sustainable urban development" project in collaboration with the Faculty of Law of the University of Salvador-USAL (Buenos Aires-Argentina).
The GTDS has created a meeting and discussion on urban issues open to participation by institutional managers, technicians, professionals, civil society and interested parties through discussion forum platform FORO DE DEBATES SOBRE REGENERACIÓN URBANÍSTICA Y TERRITORIAL INTEGRADA. It aims to promote the holding of seminars periodically serve discussion, dissemination and presentation of experiences and research in matters relating to the Group's activities.