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[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:29
Colegio José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi, a bilingual school in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco organized a project to raise awareness of the issues associated with cities and climate change. A speech competition was held on 3 October with the aim of providing students, parents and the wider community with information about the issues associated with our rapidly developing urban environment, and... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:26
The Ministry of Housing and Local Government organized a multimedia competition open to all secondary schools across the country. Prizes were presented by the Minister of Housing and Local Government during the Opening Ceremony of World Habitat Day 2011 on October 3, 2011 at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC), Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur.
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:19
A special World Habitat Day conference under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Affairs was scheduled in Beirut 7 October 2011. The conference focused on the theme Access to Housing with the following objectives in mind: i) Raise awareness and promote debate on pressing urban issues and challenges in Lebanon, particularly those related to access to housing. ii) Form a better understanding... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:13
Kosovo's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Local Government, Mr. Slobodan Petrovic, and the Deputy Minister of Spatial Planning and Environment, Mr. Shpëtim Rudi attended a high profile World Habitat Day conference on cities and climate change. They were joined by the Country Director of the Swedish International Development Agency, Ms. Maria Melbing, the Head of UN-HABITAT-Kosovo, Ms.... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:02
The World Habitat Day commemoration were held at the Vice President's Palace on October 3, 2011. The Minister of Public Works and the Vice President gave a speech on the topic and Indonesia's approach and achievements in housing and human settlements in light of climate change. During the occasion, the Minister of Public Works presented awards to the winners of the National Photography Contest... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 15:35
This is a festival organized in Brazil meant for kids who are 6 - 14 years to build solidarity, friendship and unity for peace and love among them. The children will perform cultural displays of crafts, dance and music to a diverse audience made ​​up of families, other children, teenagers, authorities invited and interested institutions. And besides, while some are involved with cultural displays... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 10:36
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
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, October 7, 2011 - 12:12
Inter-American Housing (UNIAPRAVI) - organisors of this forum - is an international private non-profit organization, founded in 1964 and in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), offers several specialized information services and research, training, advisory services, institutional linkages, generates and promotes the exchange of experiences in the housing sector,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 18:07
The theme of the conference is "The water, energy and food security nexus - water resources in the green economy." It is organised under the auspices of Germany’s Federal Development Ministry (BMZ) and Federal Environment Ministry (BMU), to contribute to the run-up to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) scheduled for 2012. The Bonn conference pursues two objectives: to... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 10:33
  An opportunity to decide the future of our cities   The 10th Metropolis World Congress “Cities in Transition” will be a unique opportunity to exchange and establish contacts between delegates and experts from around the world.  New city models have been established in the face of the financial downturn, the scarcity of petroleum and the depletion of the present growth model. This... Read more