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[News] Posted on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
'Children should be a focus of urban planning, yet in many cities they are forgotten' LONDON - Millions of poor urban children are more likely to die before their fifth birthday than those living in rural areas, according to a U.N. study out on... Read more
The theme for this year's Forum will be 'Making Innovation Happen for a Sustainable World', with a conference programme that aims to generate inspiration and knowledge transfer across energy sectors and geographical regions whilst focusing on actually finding solutions to turn the big ideas into feasible results. The Forum will create a central hub for international business and government... Read more
The event will focus on the theme "Affordable Rental Housing for the Young." The event will focus on the access of the young population in the housing market since one of the biggest problems in EU today is that young people are increasingly squeezed out of the housing market; affordable housing in both the private and social rented sector is in short supply and buying a home is out of reach of... Read more
The Société d'habitation du Québec is pleased to present the 5th edition of Rendez-vous de l’habitation, an activity that is organized every year to coincide with World Habitat Day. The event will be based on the theme "Working Together to Build a Living Environment Adjusted to People’s Needs." A dozen speakers will present innovative practices in the area of housing for special needs clients,... Read more
Asunto: Invitación a Reunión especial Agosto Pro Congreso SAI 2011.
Host: UN-HABITAT’s Housing Policy Section In the context of the elaboration of the Global Housing Strategy to the year 2025 and within the framework of UN-HABITAT’s Adequate Housing for all Programme, some 40 experts will exchange views and contribute knowledge and ideas to the discussions on the future role of UN-HABITAT with respect6 to preventing, monitoring and assessing the impact of forced... Read more
Governments and legislators around the world view ports and terminal as critical infrastructure assets. Their ability to ‘go green’ by reducing their carbon footprint and by being more sensitive to environmental considerations is vital to future success. The GreenPort Congress will provide decision makers with a meeting place to both learn about and discuss the latest in sustainable environmental... Read more
The 4th North German Press and Media Conference will be held in 2011 European Green Capital (Hamburg) and will focus on it as one of the topics that it will cover- examining the energy efficiency and resource protection in the context of the print and media industry. For more information, please follow the link below.
The International Workshop on Resource Mobilisation (IWRM) Africa is the Resource Alliance’s second African IWRM and is organised in parnership with The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF). The workshop will address the major challenges faced by African NGOs in the areas of financial security and sustainability. The aim of IWRM Africa is to enhance the ability of African non-governmental... Read more
The European Mobility Week is an awareness raising campaign aiming at sensibilising citizens to the use of public transport, cycling, walking and at encouraging European cities to promote these modes of transport and to invest in the new necessary infrastructures. The aim is to encourage public awareness of the need to act against pollution caused by the increase in motorised traffic in the urban... Read more
Illegal - irregular - clandestine - uncontrolled - slum - skid row - favela - barrio - bidonville - shantytown. Our common vocabulary for nonformal urbanism emphasizes its outcast nature, but not its magnitude, dynamism and legitimacy. Today, a new generation of designers engages the conflicted and large territory of self made cities through carefully calibrated infrastructure and landscape... Read more