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[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 16:01
03 July–30 September 2017 | IIHS Library, Bangalore City Campus Housing supply for the income poor has always been understood in terms of quantifiable outputs and minimum square feet. On the other hand, the formal and private housing market for those who can afford to pay is bound by no such restrictions. In light of the growing housing shortage and the increasing prices of real estate, ‘... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:43
Date: Thursday 28th September 2017 Time: 10:00am — 4:30pm Venue: Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre According to the European Commission, cities are key contributors to national socio-economic and environmental performance. In the EU-28, about 70% of the population lives in urban areas, and this share is expected to further increase in the future. Furthermore, cities consume about 80% of the energy... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:58
20-21 September, Malmö, Sweden GREEN SURGE International Conference 2017 Malmö, Sweden The City of Malmö and the GREEN SURGE consortium are pleased to invite you to their gathering of researchers, policy-makers and practitioners in Malmö on 20-21 September 2017 to explore the social, environmental and economic virtues of urban green infrastructure. • Meet leading researchers to learn how growing... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:42
19-21 September 2017, Potsdam (Germany) Cities are one major focal point of human culture, the global population further consolidates into cities and in parallel they are major emitters and therefore a relevant component of the global climate problem. While cities are characterised by an overwhelming complexity they are also threatened by climate impacts. Thus, it is a challenge to develop... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 15:23
Exciting growth in key African markets combined with a rapidly expanding appetite for infrastructure finance & development geared towards “Eco-Smart Cities” reveal significant untapped opportunities for investment on the continent. Africa’s infrastructure is well-positioned to leap forward with advances in key sectors such as Energy, Power, Technology, Transport, Finance, Sustainability... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017 - 11:19
The objective of the National Urban Forum is to raise the profile of local implementation of the New Urban Agenda and the Agenda 2030 at the country level, promoting inclusive debates towards improved sustainable urbanization strategies, policies and programs. The expected outcomes of the forum are knowledge base building – capacity building, tools and national support for implementation,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017 - 09:26
This conference hosted by the World Bank, George Washington University (Institute for International Economic Policy) and the International Growth Centre Cities Program brings together academics and development practitioners to present and discuss the challenges of sustainable urban development in developing countries. One of the great challenge of 21st century cities in developing countries is... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 15:49
UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Peter Thomson announced his intention to convene a high-level debate on SDG 11 (Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable). The New Urban Agenda, adopted at the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), calls for a two-day High-level Meeting of the UNGA to discuss the effective implementation... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 - 14:59
The city of Cascais (Portugal) will host the 15th IAEC Congress on November 13-16 2018. The Mayor of Cascais, Mr Carlos Carreiras, invites you to save the date and to come and participate to the Congress. It is with great pride that Cascais will be the venue of the 15th International Congress of the International Association of Educating Cities, in 2018. The City of Cascais is member of the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:29
The speed and scale of global urbanization are staggering. More than half of the world’s population – around 3.4 billion people – now lives in cities. In 1950, 80 urban centres had populations exceeding 1 million; today there are 480 such centres that grow weekly by a million infants and migrants. The Safe and Inclusive Cities (SAIC) initiative is a global research program that has aimed to... Read more