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[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 12:48
What are the health challenges and opportunities arising from global urbanization? How do urbanization and social determinants of health intertwine? How can evidence-based health governance and policy best be achieved? These are some of the questions that will be addressed at “Urban Health: A Global Challenge,” a free satellite session on April 6, organized by Georgetown University, the ... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017 - 15:42
The 3rd International Conference on “Changing Cities: Spatial, Design, Landscape & Socio-economic Dimensions” Syros - Delos - Mykonos Islands, Greece, 26-30 June 2017 The conference is Organised by The Laboratory of Urban Morphology & Design Department of Planning & Regional Development School of Engineering, University of Thessaly Volos, Greece. Under the aegis of the Greek Ministry... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:26
The Second International Conference on National Urban Policy, co-hosted by the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and UN Habitat, will be the first opportunity following the Habitat III Conference in Quito in October 2016 and during the ongoing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) process, to consider in a global forum the role of National Urban Policy in the global... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 15:21
Double Tree by Hilton, Dunblane Hydro, FK15 0HG Thursday June 22nd 2017 Supporters: Innovyze, Richard Allitt Associates, RPS, AC&E & Environmental Monitoring Solutions This year the Urban Drainage Group is pleased to be taking its range of annual industry events to Scotland. With the advent of a summer event, this year in Dunblane, we continue to bring quality meetings to the forefront of... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 15:20
Birmingham IET, Cambridge Street, B1 2NP Wednesday May 10th 2017 Supporters: Richard Allitt Associates, RPS & Environmental Monitoring Solutions The Urban Drainage Group annual spring conference 2017 sees a return to Birmingham and the Midland Engineering Centre. The programme hosts an array of industry speakers including the 2016 Adam Dean award winner. Members of the Water UK 21st Century... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 14:02
Land Governance for Accelerated and Inclusive Development 5-6 April, 2017, New Delhi, India Land is globally seen as a potential tool to create conditions and opportunities for realizing social and economic equality and maintain cultural identity. Good land governance is vital to shared prosperity, accelerate, inclusive and sustainable development. Secured land tenure, especially for women and... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017 - 17:42
Urban governance is a terrain existing predominantly within the domain of executive and legislative branches of government. Although this is true in many respects, urban processes, practices, spaces, and imaginaries are enacted as much through the judiciary. Judicial reasoning plays an important part in delineating access to and inclusion in the city. Judges have the power to set a particular... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 16:00
Date: 25 March, 2017 Time: 9:30 – 11:30 Venue: King Fahd Hotel, B01 Background: Africa has the largest concentration of young people in the world. The continent’s youth is expected to constitute over 830 million of its anticipated general population of 2.5 billion by 2050. Population growth has an enormous effect on urban planning. Therefore, the processes of urbanization and population growth,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 15:11
Nairobi, 14 March 2017– Mayors, vice-mayors, decision makers and policy makers of cities and local governments are invited to apply for the 7th Shelter Academy organized by Arcadis and UN Habitat. This year’s Shelter Academy will take place from the 4th until the 8th of September 2016 in the Netherlands. Making the announcement, UN-Habitat said that this is a high-level workshop addressed to... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 09:49
WHEN: 4th April 2017 – 5th April 2017 all-day WHERE: Parkhotel PlzeňU Borského parku 2791/31Jižní Předměstí, 301 00 Plzeň-Plzeň 3Czech Republic Smart and Healthy Transport in Cities 4 – 5 April 2017, Pilsen, Czech Republic   For the 4th conference were selected topics that are being highly discussed and are important for the future of transportation: Mobility as a Service Sustainable... Read more