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[ Event ] Posted on Friday, March 8, 2019 - 12:01
What is urban resilience? Urban resilience is the ability of a city’s community to adapt to a variety of shocks and risks ranging from natural disasters to social, economic, political, and cultural changes.  Each year, natural disasters kill thousands of people and cause billions of dollars in economic losses. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are not immune to these effects. The region is... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, March 4, 2019 - 15:52
Dear all, Warm greetings for the day! Indepth Research Services would like to invite you to take part in our upcoming trainings in 2019 on Project Management Monitoring & Evaluation 8 at Indepth Research Services training facilities, Nairobi, Naivasha, Kisumu and Mombasa Kenya as well as Kigali, Rwanda. The main role of these training workshops is to provide managers... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 15:29
As AI (Artificial Intelligence) becomes ubiquitous, it transforms many aspects of the environment we live in. In cities, AI is opening up a new era of an endlessly reconfigurable environment. Empowered by robust computers and elegant algorithms that can handle massive data sets, cities can make more informed decisions and create feedback loops between humans and the urban environment. It is what... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 15:02
The flagship event of the Netherlands-African Business Council (NABC), Africa Works! is a biennial conference organized to position, promote and market the African continent as a valuable trade and investment destination. The fourth edition takes place on April 8 and 9, 2019 at the Van Nelle Fabriek in Rotterdam. Africa Works! aims to inform, inspire, and connect the Dutch and European private... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 23:00
The Summit is a high-level meeting of Mayors from all regions in order to discuss the main challenges around social cohesiveness and diversity in cities worldwide. The 2019 edition, which builds on the Montreal Declaration on Living Together, will be hosted by the City of Düsseldorf. Stay tuned for more information.
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, February 11, 2019 - 09:01
The World Urban Forum, which is convened by UN-Habitat, is the world’s most important conference on cities. As a non-legislative forum open to all, it provides the opportunity for thousands of participants involved in all aspects of urbanization to share practices and knowledge on how cities are built, planned and managed. Participants include national, regional and local government, NGOs... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 23:01
Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Workshop 8th – 12th April 2019, Naivasha, Kenya Introduction: Communities need access to safe drinking water, adequate sanitation and hygiene. Effective intervention can reduce the spread of disease, alleviate suffering and ultimately save lives. When local emergency response workers understand how to apply basic Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 15:01
INTRODUCTION GIS is a computer system capable of assembling, storing, manipulating and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations. This training will present a practical guide for using a geographic information system (GIS) integrated with Monitoring and Evaluation. The five days training is aimed at helping development partners to... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:58
INTRODUCTION Participants will learn how to correctly manage and control the end-to-end project procurement framework and contract life cycle, as well as effective strategies to successfully handle suppliers and vendors. During the course, participants will master the step-by-step process for converting needs into outsourced goods and services. They will gain knowledge on how to develop... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:42
While urban infrastructure development and population dynamics continue to be major drivers of urbanisation, cities need to transform to achieve the ambitious goals of the New Urban Agenda (NUA) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). People’s health and wellbeing are at the heart of any urbanization process and calls for innovative, integrative and intelligent transformations in all... Read more

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