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[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 11:25
The 2012 IFHP World Congress will focus on the theme The inclusive city in a global world,  with special focus on the social dimension. The congress will have two main orientations: i) How can urban planners and developers, along with other actors, help to counter the increasing social segregation in our cities? ii) Many large cities in the world are facing major urban transformation projects,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 18:15
Each year’s Meeting is a premier leadership summit focused on the tools that sustainable cities are actively using. Participants from the public, NGO, and private sectors engage in a lively discussion on how to “connect the dots” across key sectors: building systems, energy and water resources, mobility, and finance. One highlight is the showcasing of best practices developed inside the "living... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, August 5, 2011 - 11:31
The conference is an important step initiated by International Centre on Qanats and Historic Hydraulic Structures (ICQHS) to collect and document traditional knowledge available on water resources management from around the globe while providing a forum for presenting new views on the topic. Alongside the event, the eminent “International Qanat Club” will be launched using the opportunity of... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, August 5, 2011 - 11:19
Delegates of the conference will discuss two main themes: (i) Sustainable management of water and water-related ecosystems; and (ii) Greening the economy: promotion of environment in economic development. This conference should be a key step in implementation and recognition of Astana Initiative as an interactive platform and tool of integration in Asia and Europe on green growth. In order to... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 17:49
The conference will be the 9th such annual event, following fora previously hosted in various quarters of Europe including Malmo, Krakow, Bologna, Kaunas, Burgos, Nantes, Rotterdam and Graz since the series started in 2003. The CIVITAS Forum Network currently includes 205 cities from 31 European countries, that have formally committed to clean and sustainable urban transport. This year the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 12:21
The Informed Cities initiative – making research work for local sustainability - is a European project which aims to enhance the connectivity between research and policy-making in sustainable development, with a focus on tools for urban management. In cooperation with the Municipality of Naples and the University of Naples Federico II, the Informed Cities Initiative has the pleasure to invite... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 11:57
In 2011 Hamburg will be presenting itself as European Green Capital. The European Commission chose Hamburg over many others as environmentally friendly city, to bear the label Green Capital 2011. This award was the reason for some lawyers in Hamburg, interested in the environment and international environmental law, to found a new Association with the aim to bundle and promote the scientific... Read more
[ 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