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[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 10:55
This conference aims to address the many inter-related aspects of the urban environment from transport and mobility to social exclusion and crime prevention. The meeting will build on the contributions made in previous conferences, which successfully managed to provide an international view of the problems facing modern cities and their solutions. Urban areas produce a series of environmental... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 10:48
For 12 years Naerus has been supporting innovative processes and sharing thoughts, doubts and lessons about how to orientate and apply research to tackle urban problems of the most vulnerable population. This process has showed us that there are indeed many local initiatives which are more inclusive, fair and respectful towards the planet than the dominant neoliberal model. Nevertheless they have... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 10:39
The conference welcomes recent researches on urban contexts from many different areas of social sciences, to discuss current theoretical and methodological issues and to promote interdisciplinary and international networking. It is intended that the meeting should be boosted by young researchers who work in urban studies and develop research in the cities - especially those who are studying in... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, August 1, 2011 - 15:22
Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities, megacities or conurbations. Increasing urbanisation is dramatically fuelling the global challenges of climate change, resource scarcity and population growth. Thereby, ecological and economic risks for the cities arise, initialising at the same time development potential for international industry. Visitors of UrbanTec are... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, August 1, 2011 - 14:45
The Environmental Pollution and Human Health Working Group (EPHHWG) Conference & Expo 11 themed “Impacts of the Global Recession on Sustainable Development", Global Warming Policy and Markets will provide a platform to discuss the future opportunities and challenges related to the design, development and commercialisation of low carbon innovation, technologies, products and services Other... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, July 29, 2011 - 14:03
The 2011 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, jointly organized by the Institute for the Environment and the Water Institute at UNC, will consider drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis. The main conference themes include: Freshwater Availability & Climate Change;... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, July 29, 2011 - 13:54
The objective of the conference is to bring together experts from different disciplines to present results on describing water resources in arid and semi-arid regions and discriminating among impacts caused by climate change and human activities, to exchange experiences about special methods for water resources assessment and management in these regions and response of eco-hydrology for water... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, July 29, 2011 - 11:31
International Water Week 2011 Amsterdam (IWW 2011 Amsterdam) highlights integrated solutions covering the entire water cycle. The event includes a congress, conferences, excursions to sites where solutions are already at work, and trade shows, where Aquatech and Aquaterra will be present. IWW 2011 Amsterdam aims to promote the integration of knowledge about innovative solutions as regards... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, July 29, 2011 - 10:50
The 2011 HELP International Symposium will center on the theme “Building Knowledge Bridges for a Sustainable Water Future”. The aim of the Symposium is to exchange good practices as well as in-depth theoretical analyses to help stimulate ideas and actions for better stewardship of this most essential resource. The learning and sharing of good practice experience amongst HELP basins have greatly... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, July 29, 2011 - 10:41
The 64th Annual Department of Public Information / Non- Governmental Organizations (DPI/NGO) Conference will center on the theme, 'Sustainable Societies, Responsive Citizens, DPI'. The conference will focus on contributing to the two-day special session of the General Assembly on the 10th Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers in December 2011 and begin preparations for input into... Read more