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[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 15:47
The solar industry enters a new phase of its development and is taking the lead in the global energy mix. According to Mr. Ingmar Wilhelm, president of the European Photovoltaic Association (EPIA) 'The important declining costs, the validity of the ecological footprint and new innovative features are creating today's good climate for investment in PV technology, which is on the way to becoming a... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 12:47
ICASA 2011 focuses on the theme, "Own, Scale-up and Sustain". This is a conference that serves as an advocacy platform to mobilize African leaders, partners and the communities to increase ownership, commitment and support to the response;provides a forum for exchange of knowledge, skills and consolidation of experiences and best practices in Africa and around the globe to scale up evidence-based... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 10:51
The ICEC 8th World Congress will build on previous successful congresses to foster international exchange and friendship in the pursuit of promoting excellence in professional practice within the built environment. Participants will discover a lively intellectual exchange in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. The 3-day program will include keynote talks to highlight some of the major developments... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 10:28
The 2012 Geospatial World Forum will focus on the theme 'Geospatial Industry & World Economy'. In tune with the theme, the conference shall touch on the dimensions and directions of geospatial industry and shall attempt to bring forward and project its utility, contribution and relevance to several important industries contributing to the economy of the world. The Forum is a platform of... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 11:24
November 21 - 27 marks the Road Safety Week organised by the accident-prevention charity, Brake. Focusing on the theme, "Too Young to Die," this year's event seeks to raise awareness of how to improve road safety...and the charity has materials to get you started. These include an introductory guide to teaching road safety, online games for early years and primary, and videos suitable for use... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 11:06
Mercy Housing has started construction on Bluff Lake Apartment Homes, an affordable housing project that will house 92 families. Designed by KTGY Group Inc., the $11.5 million project is located at the intersection of East 31st Avenue and Hanover Street in Stapleton. Half of the apartments will be dedicated to helping families in transition as part of Denver's Road Home initiative to end... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 10:16
UN-HABITAT has agreed with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran on a strategic framework of co-operation for the coming four years. The announcement was made following a UN-HABITAT visit to Iran 12-14 November. The framework expands the current disaster risk reduction work of the UN-HABITAT Tehran Office to the surrounding region. UN-HABITAT also joins... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 09:51
Montreal, 21 November 2011 – On 18 November 2011, Vanuatu, became the sixty-eighth signatory of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from Their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The Nagoya Protocol, which was opened for signature in February 2011, will enter into force 90 days after deposit of the... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 09:46
Montreal, 21 November 2011 – At the first meeting of the Convention’s Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical, and Technological Advice since the adoption of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 at the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention, held last October in Nagoya, Japan, representatives of government, indigenous and local communities, non-governmental... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, November 21, 2011 - 16:23
The Asia Pacific Diligence SDN BHD is pleased to announce a seminar on "Legal and Practical Issues on Gated and Guarded Development in Malaysia", as part of the real estate CPD series. Topics tackled in this seminars include the following: 1. Introduction and understanding of: - Gated communities: concept and application in Malaysia - How different from sale of “strata-type of development” or “... Read more