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[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:37
Date: Friday, April 21st, 2017Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am ET/ 13:00 - 14:30 GMTLocation: Preston Auditorium, World Bank The global productivity slowdown and stagnating progress in poverty reduction – alongside risks from climate change and rapid aging in parts of the world – are making the path toward poverty reduction and shared prosperity less deterministic. Countries need new sources of growth... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:23
The last 12 months have seen dramatic changes in the political climate. The government has a new agenda to tackle the escalating housing crisis and, on a global scale, Habitat 3’s New Urban Agenda readdresses the way we build, manage, and live in cities, with the vision to end poverty, reduce inequalities and promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth. On 21 June 2017, expert speakers... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 16:24
Organized by the Habitat III Secretariat in collaboration with the Ministry of Urban Development of the Republic of Albania (Ministria e Zhvillimit Urban) April 11, 2017 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Plaza Hotel, Jeronim de Rada Hall, 23rd FloorRruga 28 Nëntori, Tirana, Albania NEW URBAN AGENDA: URBAN CHALLENGES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT   9:30 a.m. Registration - Get together, coffee & tea... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 15:11
EUGIC 2017 Budapest brings together leaders in urban green infrastructure to share nature-based solutions for resilient 21st century cities. EUGIC 2017 Budapest will explore how urban centres across Europe and beyond are addressing climate change and biodiversity loss, managing water, air quality and energy, and designing for health and wellbeing by working with nature. Registration for EUGIC... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 14:26
From Wednesday, May 10, 2017 to Saturday, May 13, 2017 The  second UCLG Culture Summit will  be held in Jeju (Jeju Island, Republic of Korea) from 10 to 13 May 2017 under the auspices of the Jeju Special Self-Government Province.  The UCLG Culture Summit is  the main international meeting point  for cities, local governments and key players committed to the effective implementation of... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 12:48
What are the health challenges and opportunities arising from global urbanization? How do urbanization and social determinants of health intertwine? How can evidence-based health governance and policy best be achieved? These are some of the questions that will be addressed at “Urban Health: A Global Challenge,” a free satellite session on April 6, organized by Georgetown University, the ... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017 - 15:42
The 3rd International Conference on “Changing Cities: Spatial, Design, Landscape & Socio-economic Dimensions” Syros - Delos - Mykonos Islands, Greece, 26-30 June 2017 The conference is Organised by The Laboratory of Urban Morphology & Design Department of Planning & Regional Development School of Engineering, University of Thessaly Volos, Greece. Under the aegis of the Greek Ministry... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:26
The Second International Conference on National Urban Policy, co-hosted by the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and UN Habitat, will be the first opportunity following the Habitat III Conference in Quito in October 2016 and during the ongoing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) process, to consider in a global forum the role of National Urban Policy in the global... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 15:21
Double Tree by Hilton, Dunblane Hydro, FK15 0HG Thursday June 22nd 2017 Supporters: Innovyze, Richard Allitt Associates, RPS, AC&E & Environmental Monitoring Solutions This year the Urban Drainage Group is pleased to be taking its range of annual industry events to Scotland. With the advent of a summer event, this year in Dunblane, we continue to bring quality meetings to the forefront... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 15:20
Birmingham IET, Cambridge Street, B1 2NP Wednesday May 10th 2017 Supporters: Richard Allitt Associates, RPS & Environmental Monitoring Solutions The Urban Drainage Group annual spring conference 2017 sees a return to Birmingham and the Midland Engineering Centre. The programme hosts an array of industry speakers including the 2016 Adam Dean award winner. Members of the Water UK 21st Century... Read more

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