Urban Themes

[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 10:35
One phenomenon we have seen over the past year is the movement to combat climate change has transitioned to one led by cities, states, and businesses. While national and multi-national leadership is needed in this important effort, it is actually a good sign that cities, states, and businesses are moving into an activist mode. If you look to the past, you find that it is often the case that “... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 10:32
OVERVIEW The 31st of October is celebrated as World Cities Day. The aim is to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries and cities in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development. World Cities Day contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals and it is... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 10:22
World Cities Day 31 October 2018 Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities REGISTER YOUR INTEREST TO ATTEND WCD in Liverpool World Cities Day aims to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, enhance cooperation among countries and cities in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contribute to sustainable urban... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, October 8, 2018 - 10:14
Closing date: Wednesday, 17 October 2018 The European Union Support to Municipal Development – EU PRO Programme(1) will contribute to a more balanced socio-economic development of Serbia, by enhancing competitiveness and social cohesion of 99 municipalities, in two regions: Šumadija and Western Serbia and Southern and Eastern Serbia.(2) The European Union (EU) allocated 25 million Euros for the... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:36
Program Overview WRI's Ross Center for Sustainable Cities works to improve life for millions of people in urban areas worldwide. WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities builds upon WRI's successful track record in urban activities, introducing game-changing solutions that create more prosperous, livable cities. Our approach translates rigorous research into tangible practice at the scale and pace... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:34
Closing date: Wednesday, 17 October 2018 Position title: Division Manager Urban Development - PICU2 Grade: PL2 Position N°: 50092443 Reference: ADB/17/062/2 Publication date: 18/09/2018 Closing date: 17/10/2018 Country: Côte d'Ivoire Objectives Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:32
Job Summary The research assistant is part of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities Urban Development team. You will serve as a fully dedicated member of the Resource Team supporting the Global Platform for Sustainable Cities. This position is a one-year, limited term opportunity with full benefits and the possibility of renewal. Sustainable and inclusive urban development is more than just... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:31
Closing date: Saturday, 27 October 2018 Posting Title: INTERN - Urban Planning, I (Temporary Job Opening) Job Code Title: INTERN - PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT Department/ Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Duty Station: RIO DE JANEIRO Posting Period: 3 October 2018-27 October 2018 Job Opening number: 18-PGM-UN-HABITAT-104661-J-RIO DE JANEIRO (O) Staffing Exercise ID: N/A United Nations... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:27
Closing date: Wednesday, 17 October 2018 Posting Title: INTERN - Monitoring and Reporting, I (Temporary Job Opening) Job Code Title: INTERN - PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT Department/ Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Duty Station: NAIROBI Posting Period: 3 October 2018-17 October 2018 Job Opening number: 18-PGM-UN-HABITAT-104653-J-NAIROBI (O) Staffing Exercise ID: N/A United Nations Core... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:54
This report examines selected examples of integration between urban planning and emergency management in Australia. It seeks to identify initial issues to implementation at national and state level. Overall, this report argues that an integrated approach will require a coordinated framework at the strategic, tactical and operational levels, across functional areas and stakeholders, to establish... Read more

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