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[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 12:36
Host:  UN-HABITAT’s Housing Policy Section In the context of the elaboration of the Global Housing Strategy to the year 2025 and within the framework of UN-HABITAT’s Adequate Housing for all Programme, some 40 experts will exchange views and contribute knowledge and ideas to the discussions on the future role of UN-HABITAT with respect6 to preventing, monitoring and assessing the impact of forced... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 12:24
Governments and legislators around the world view ports and terminal as critical infrastructure assets. Their ability to ‘go green’ by reducing their carbon footprint and by being more sensitive to environmental considerations is vital to future success. The GreenPort Congress will provide decision makers with a meeting place to both learn about and discuss the latest in sustainable environmental... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 12:16
The 4th North German Press and Media Conference will be held in 2011 European Green Capital (Hamburg) and will focus on it as one of the topics that it will cover- examining the energy efficiency and resource protection in the context of the print and media industry. For more information, please follow the link below.
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 10:48
The International Workshop on Resource Mobilisation (IWRM) Africa is the Resource Alliance’s second African IWRM and is organised in parnership with The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF). The workshop will address the major challenges faced by African NGOs in the areas of financial security and sustainability. The aim of IWRM Africa is to enhance the ability of African non-governmental... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 10:36
The European Mobility Week is an awareness raising campaign aiming at sensibilising citizens to the use of public transport, cycling, walking and at encouraging European cities to promote these modes of transport and to invest in the new necessary infrastructures. The aim is to encourage public awareness of the need to act against pollution caused by the increase in motorised traffic in the urban... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 09:10
Illegal - irregular - clandestine - uncontrolled - slum - skid row - favela - barrio - bidonville - shantytown. Our common vocabulary for nonformal urbanism emphasizes its outcast nature, but not its magnitude, dynamism and legitimacy. Today, a new generation of designers engages the conflicted and large territory of self made cities through carefully calibrated infrastructure and landscape... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, September 2, 2011 - 12:51
The Working Party on Land Administration workshop will focus on the theme "Land Administration in a Networked Society." The main goal of the workshop will be to discuss the changes in land registry and cadastre organizations face in a networked society and the consequences for the land registry and cadastre organizations.   The theme is divided in four subthemes: (a) Changing role and... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 20:10
Welcome to the Adaptation Forum 2011 The Adaptation Forum 2011 will provide a unique opportunity to share frontline findings and innovations, opportunities and challenges in mainstreaming Climate Change adaptation into development. Building on from Adaptation Forum 2010, the Forum this year aims to focus on “Adaptation in Action” signifying a shift from deliberations to decisions, plans to... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 11:04
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[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 15:03
The Kenya Publishers Association (KPA) is happy to invite you to celebrate the book at the 14th Nairobi International Bookfair, 2011. This year's theme is "Read for Empowerment". Books, whether creative works or factual texts, serve as a reflection of the society from which the writers are drawn. It is therefore our duty to ensure that society is able to communicate effectively on issues that... Read more