Global report on Human Settlements 2011 Cities and Climate Change on -Contribution of cities to Climate Change -Impacts of climate change on cities -How cities are mitigating emissions and adapting to climate change effects -Promising mitigation and adaptation measures that support more sustainable and resilient urban development paths 3
This powerpoint presentation introduces Cities and Climate Change Initiative, Sorsogon and focuses on Water and Sanitation and Urban Planning.
L'Institut Foyer Du Savoir (Home of Knowledge) officially broke ground August 26 2011, preceded by a quick speech, prayer and promise made by the owner Pastor Wilkesse Dorcinvil. Architecture for Humanity Regional Program Manager Eric Cesal recounts the afternoon, which could be described as "modestly majestic." NB: Press Cutting Service This article is culled from daily press coverage from... Read more
The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund has featured the folks behind our school construction projects in Haiti: Élie Dubois, Dignité and Bon Berger Montrouis! Below is the feature. NB: Press Cutting Service This article is culled from daily press coverage from around the world. It is posted on the Urban Gateway by way of keeping all users informed about matters of interest. The opinion expressed in this... Read more
Joined by funders, partners and members of the local community the Santo Community Development Plan broke ground September 15, 2011. A humble gathering under a tent in the middle of a construction site was present to celebrate an important moment in the reconstruction of Léogâne and Haiti. The Santo Community Development Plan is the largest permanent reconstruction project in the region worst... Read more
Ring beams, elevated slabs, bamboo screens and high water tables. Almost sounds like a fast food menu, but rest assured, this is the latest progress report from the Haiti School Initiative. A synopsis on school construction status follows, with exhaustive coverage of construction and communities available on the Students Rebuild Haiti blog.
The Young Water Professionals Conference under the theme "Water for tomorrow: A collective responsibility" will provide a forum for professionals - especially the young - working in water and wastewater research, technology and management to present their work and share their experience on the role of different stakeholders in ensuring that this fundamental resource is preserved for the next... Read more
Prepared jointly by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) in partnership with the Urban Design Lab of the Earth Institute, Columbia University, the Guidelines for developing eco-efficient and socially... Read more
AfriGrowth Foundation (AGF) with the support of TY Danjuma Foundation is currently receiving applications for the October-November session of its Youth Academy. AfriGrowth Foundation Youth Academy seeks to recruit fresh graduates who have recently concluded or yet to enroll for the National Youth Service for a two-month period of intensive training and internship on enterprise development.... Read more
Thank you so much for your participation and your input in enhancing the efficiency of the Gateway. We have noted them all down and are working with the developers to resolve them. It is worthwhile noting that we are seeing some of the issues resolved immediately (for example, access to Press releases). Big ups to everyone! The next training exercise kicks off on Wednesday 12th October, 2011.... Read more