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[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 10:12
The ICD Young Leaders Forum Annual Conference 2011 is part of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy’s Annual Academic Conference during which Cultural Diplomacy initiatives; key political, economic and social shifts and the changes in the International System are discussed. This year's conference will focus on "Cultural Diplomacy and International Relations; New Actors; New Initiatives; New... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 10:03
The “ICD Annual Academic Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2011” is the concluding conference of the Institute’s Cultural Diplomacy year. The conference will focus on the theme, “Cultural Diplomacy and International Relations: New Actors, New Initiatives, New Targets”, and is aimed at reviewing, debating and evaluating the year in terms of Cultural Diplomacy.  This end of year academic conference... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 09:51
The EU & Cultural Diplomacy Conference is the first of a series of four conferences dedicated to enhancing awareness and understanding of international governing institutions and their role in promoting cultural diplomacy across the world. The conference, focused on the European Union, is an international conference organized by the Institute for Cultural and Democracy and other leading... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 09:40
The London International Human Rights Congress is an international Conference held annually by the Institute for Cultural and Democracy (ICD) and other leading organizations in a different global capital city. The aim of the conference this year is to reflect on the operation and application of Human Rights with particular focus on Immigration and Integration. This will be based on the theme, "... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 05:33
Bangladesh is urbanizing rapidly. The annual population growth rate of approximately 4 per cent in urban areas is more than 2.5 times that in rural areas. The majority of the urban population in Bangladesh is concentrated in a few large cities. Dhaka – with 13 million people - accounts for about 40 per cent of the total urban population (UN-HABITAT, State of the World’s Cities 2008-2009). It is... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Monday, November 14, 2011 - 11:51
A UNDP-funded pilot project of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) has proved helpful in educating community about the use of modern methods to combat the menace of land degradation and desertification. The pilot project was launched in 2009 with the aim to improve local environment, combat soil degradation, alleviate poverty and enhance the living standard of local population. Please follow the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, November 14, 2011 - 11:13
The 56th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW56) will be based on the priority theme "The empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges." This will be accompanied by a review theme "Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women (agreed conclusions from the fifty-second session)". The active participation of non-... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 13:25
The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV) series focuses on the use of technology to transform relationships between government and citizens, businesses, civil society and other arms of government (Electronic Governance). This year’s conference is expected to bring together 300 practitioners, developers and researchers from government, local... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 10:11
Most New Yorkers would greet the prospect of a $51,000 two-bedroom co-op in Chelsea with slack-jawed wonder, since the average price for an apartment in New York City exceeds $1.4 million. They might react the same way to a three-story house in Park Slope priced at $255,000 or to a one-bedroom in a brand-new Harlem condominium for $147,500. But these types of deals do exist. They are offered... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 09:56
Converting sunlight into electricity is not economically attractive because of the high cost of solar cells, but a recent, purely optical approach to improving luminescent solar concentrators (LSCs) may ease the problem, according to researchers at Argonne National Laboratories and Penn State. Using concentrated sunlight reduces the cost of solar power by requiring fewer solar cells to generate a... Read more