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[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 15:23
Exciting growth in key African markets combined with a rapidly expanding appetite for infrastructure finance & development geared towards “Eco-Smart Cities” reveal significant untapped opportunities for investment on the continent. Africa’s infrastructure is well-positioned to leap forward with advances in key sectors such as Energy, Power, Technology, Transport, Finance, Sustainability... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017 - 11:19
The objective of the National Urban Forum is to raise the profile of local implementation of the New Urban Agenda and the Agenda 2030 at the country level, promoting inclusive debates towards improved sustainable urbanization strategies, policies and programs. The expected outcomes of the forum are knowledge base building – capacity building, tools and national support for implementation,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017 - 09:26
This conference hosted by the World Bank, George Washington University (Institute for International Economic Policy) and the International Growth Centre Cities Program brings together academics and development practitioners to present and discuss the challenges of sustainable urban development in developing countries. One of the great challenge of 21st century cities in developing countries is... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 15:49
UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Peter Thomson announced his intention to convene a high-level debate on SDG 11 (Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable). The New Urban Agenda, adopted at the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), calls for a two-day High-level Meeting of the UNGA to discuss the effective implementation... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 - 14:59
The city of Cascais (Portugal) will host the 15th IAEC Congress on November 13-16 2018. The Mayor of Cascais, Mr Carlos Carreiras, invites you to save the date and to come and participate to the Congress. It is with great pride that Cascais will be the venue of the 15th International Congress of the International Association of Educating Cities, in 2018. The City of Cascais is member of the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:29
The speed and scale of global urbanization are staggering. More than half of the world’s population – around 3.4 billion people – now lives in cities. In 1950, 80 urban centres had populations exceeding 1 million; today there are 480 such centres that grow weekly by a million infants and migrants. The Safe and Inclusive Cities (SAIC) initiative is a global research program that has aimed to... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017 - 09:22
Date/TimeDate(s) - 08/06/201710:45 AM - 10:45 PM LocationDebate D1, Tour & Taxis, Brussels, Belgium The place where the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost   How can cities become inclusive and affordable drivers of economic growth and social development? Join the Debate at the European Development Days Thursday, June 8, 2017 – 10:45 to 12:00 Debate D1, Tour & Taxis,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017 - 09:07
Date/TimeDate(s) - 08/06/20172:30 PM - 4:00 PM LocationAuditorium, Tour & Taxis, Brussels, Belgium   High Level Panel at the European Development Days   Thursday, June 8, 2017 – 14:30 to 16:00 Auditorium, Tour & Taxis, Brussels, Belgium Most of today’s global environmental problems can find their precedence in urban areas and lifestyles. Cities are responsible for 67% of the total global... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:46
Thursday 25 May, 2017 – from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Roma Convention Center “La Nuvola” – sala n. 8 44, Viale Asia, Rome, Italy PROGRAMME 09:30 Get together, coffee and tea Brief Introduction: Moderator Mr Simone d’Antonio – ANCI 09:45 The New Urban Agenda and the opportunities for national and local governments • Mr Roi Chiti – Regional and Interagency Coordinator of the United Nations... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:37
Our cities, towns, and communities are facing a growing number of changes. From understanding new environmental concerns to responding to shifts in demographics and our globalizing local economies, planners and their colleagues are navigating new realities of what ‘building resilience’ means. The 2017 Canadian Institute of Planners and the Alberta Professional Planners Institute’s Annual... Read more