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[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 09:10
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
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, September 2, 2011 - 12:51
The Working Party on Land Administration workshop will focus on the theme "Land Administration in a Networked Society." The main goal of the workshop will be to discuss the changes in land registry and cadastre organizations face in a networked society and the consequences for the land registry and cadastre organizations.   The theme is divided in four subthemes: (a) Changing role and... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 20:10
Welcome to the Adaptation Forum 2011 The Adaptation Forum 2011 will provide a unique opportunity to share frontline findings and innovations, opportunities and challenges in mainstreaming Climate Change adaptation into development. Building on from Adaptation Forum 2010, the Forum this year aims to focus on “Adaptation in Action” signifying a shift from deliberations to decisions, plans to... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 11:04
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[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 15:03
The Kenya Publishers Association (KPA) is happy to invite you to celebrate the book at the 14th Nairobi International Bookfair, 2011. This year's theme is "Read for Empowerment". Books, whether creative works or factual texts, serve as a reflection of the society from which the writers are drawn. It is therefore our duty to ensure that society is able to communicate effectively on issues that... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 14:21
This annual event brings together leading figures in the areas of science, technology, culture, business, and politics. Over two days, delegates discuss the critical challenges and opportunities presented by globalization at the local and global level. The open, multidisciplinary exchange facilitated by the Summit allows for heads of state, business leaders and scholars to develop new solutions... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, August 12, 2011 - 12:31
Welcome to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change 2011 in Durban South Africa. For details, please follow the link below.
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, August 12, 2011 - 12:22
The event will focus on the theme "urban health action toward equity", with special interest in the urban context, its metrics, and interventions. This theme and others will be explored by international plenary speakers and attendees throughout the duration of the conference. The conference will address how institutions and governments can develop and implement interventions that improve health... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, August 12, 2011 - 10:25
Cities and towns of the 47 member countries of the Council of Europe are invited to join European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) with the slogan “Human rights? What about your backyard?” The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities wishes to highlight human rights as a fundamental component of local democracy and to nurture a culture of respect for human rights throughout local communities in... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 19:43
The 5th Annual Opportunity Green is the largest B2B multidisciplinary sustainability conference, bringing together today's leading companies and visionaries, and showcasing the authentic players, sought-after opportunities and profound innovations driving today's new green economy. From Fortune 500 powerhouses to inventive startups, Opportunity Green attracts over 1000 professionals and executive... Read more