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[News] Posted on Thursday, July 18th, 2019
Urbanization is increasing, placing pressure on resources and infrastructure like never before. There’s no stemming the tide, so city leaders need to build resilience in order to cope. Work on a new International Standard for urban resilience... Read more
UN-HABITAT Philippines will be spearheading the celebration of World Habitat Day 2011by organizing a national forum dubbed “Philippine Cities and Climate Change 2011: Towards a Roadmap for an Urban Agenda.” The forum will provide a platform for a focused, multi-sector discussion on urban development in the context of climate change, with the aim of setting directions that would guide cities and... Read more
TELL Communications Limited is working on a special report devoted to this year's observance of World Habitat Day. The report will focus on how improved land-use planning and building codes can help reduce the vulnerability of our cities to the impacts of climate change.
The Institute for Regional Development Studies at Kanpur plans to celebrate World Habitat Day 2011 through a multidisciplinary seminar on the theme Cities and Climate Change. Academicians, planners, industrialists, social workers and many more have been invited to discuss various facets of the theme of World Habitat Day.
Vasaamaha Consultants and Turaga Foundation Centre for Sustainable Development in Hyderabad joins in the Global World Habitat Day celebrations by organizing a workshop and an exhibition displaying photo-documentation of large scale tree-felling happening in and around the city of Hyderabad for the purposes of road widening and construction of inter-city highways. The objective is to highlight... Read more
The Krityanand Unesco Club, an NGO situated in Jamshedpur, will celebrate World Habitat Day at its premises, focusing on the theme Cities and Climate Change. The main activities will include a conference on the theme "Ensure our Natural Environment and save our Cities and Climate Change" drawing participation from members and researchers of the Krityanand Unesco Club. On 4 October, a field visit... Read more
Prayasam, a non-profit organization in India celebrates World Habitat Day every year. This year the organization will involve their slum youth group to observe the Day in Kolkate. Activities involve children creating colorful hand-drawn map of their community using innovative technology.
The BMS College of Engineering plans to celebrate World Habitat Day in Bangalore by conducting discussions on the state of art in technology for inclusive growth. The event will be conducted in association with the Department of Architecture & Department of Civil Engineering, and will be attended by large community of architects, engineers, planners, policy makers and builders. A three-day... Read more
As a part of Space Eco Literacy Campaign 2011, the State Institute of Urban Development will celebrate World Habitat Day at Mysore through awareness raising activities and campaigns.
The Institute for Regional Development Studies at Kanpur has planned to organise a seminar on the theme of World Habitat Day, Cities and Climate Change. The participants will be from various educational institutions, technical colleges, social workers, urban planners and policy architects. The main focus will be on multifarious dimensions of urban growth facing the grave challenges from climate... Read more
The Institution of Engineers are organising a two day long Technical Seminar on the theme Cities and Climate Change in West Bengal State Centre. A cultural programme will also be arranged to give the celebration a colourful aspect. Among the invited guests is the Honorable Mayor of Kolkata. Different orphanages of Kolkata have also been invited to participate in the programme