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[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 15:40
Promoting Sustainable Solid Waste Management October 1, 2018UNON complex, Gigiri Creative initiatives to turn environmental waste into objects of art and fashion are gaining global recognition due to increasing awareness of the need to eliminate use of products made from plastic and other non - bio degradable materials that have a negative long-term impact on the environment. Companies, brands,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 15:11
As we reflect on the state of our cities and other human settlements this Urban October, UN-Habitat isinviting colleagues within Gigiri to engage with this advocacy month through various platforms.World Habitat Day marks the beginning of Urban October on 1 October 2018. This year’s theme is takingaction to address the municipal solid waste management challenge through the slogan “Waste wise... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 15:00
The third edition of Urban ARC, the Annual Research Conference of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) will be held from 10 – 12 January 2019, at the IIHS Bengaluru City Campus. The theme for the 2019 edition is ‘City and the Region’. Scholarship on the relationship between cities and their surrounding regions has a long history, dating back at least to MacKinner’s conceptualisation... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 14:32
Transforming ACP cities, leaving no one behind engaging in large scale investments in slums Our 3rd ACP/EC/UN-Habitat International Tripartite Conference will take place in Brussels between November 14th and 16th 2018. The conference will assemble ministers, mayors, civil society and community leaders, NGOs, academia, private sector, research institutions, regional development bodies and... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:56
Managing Urbanisation for Health: A priority for all nations 26 - 30 November 2018 | Kampala, Uganda The theme for ICUH 2018 is Managing Urbanisation for Health: A Priority for All Nations. The SDGs and the New Urban Agenda have set a monumental task for the world, with a first-ever focus on the challenges and opportunities associated with urban areas. In developing economies, many urban... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018 - 14:24
In 2018, the theme is ‘When nature calls’ and will focus on nature-based sanitation solutions. The theme is aligned with the 2018 theme for World Water Day. Where there is a lack of sanitation, human waste often returns to the environment untreated, affecting human health and degrading ecosystems. If we listen to nature, we can clearly hear the message that we need to rapidly improve the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 11:48
We are all aware of the challenges involved in urban living. Urban health is not only a priority for our cities at the moment but it is increasingly a global priority. The challenges that we are facing locally are global challenges and increasingly we are seeing a demand at local level for cities to not only meet these challenges, but also lead on them. Global challenges are felt most acutely at... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 - 15:43
WHAT IS MUNI WORLD? MUNI WORLD is an annual offline think tank, focused on brainstorming key challenges and threats facing Smart Cities. Mayors and senior officers from the leading global cities, get together to reveal proven best practices and exchange expertise. The 2019 MUNI WORLD will feature a 3-day special international program, focusing on areas pertaining to smart cities- innovation... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 - 15:27
NewCities is planning a Learning Expedition in Columbus, Ohio on October 23rd and 24th, 2018. This Learning Expedition, hosted in partnership with ENGIE, is the first installment of “New Urban Champions,” an initiative that invites medium-sized cities to share exemplary approaches to economic, social and environmental development on a global learning platform. With the majority of the global... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 - 15:23
The congress theme is “Cool Planning: Changing Climate and Our Urban Future”, and we will discuss the burning issues of climate change, resilience, disaster mitigation, planning, adaptation and more with regard to urban planning, design, technology, infrastructure and many more. We expect a large turnout of experts on the theme, with workshops, keynote speeches and also the usual ISOCARP... Read more