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The Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing problems facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies.
The World Urban Forum has become the preeminent conference on all things urban. It brings together government ministers, mayors, diplomats, grassroots women's organizations, youth and slum dwellers groups, planners, engineers and architects, academics, and the...Read more »
Join Child & Green Foundation in honoring and celebrating the lives and work of Uche Onochie (Director: Emanssion Energy Group and Visioner; Market Place Apostle) As our AMBASSADOR This Saturday 17th of March 2012; venue: Land-mark Hotel, D-line Port harcourt,...Read more »
The Planning and the “Unplanning” of Urban Space 1913 to 2013: Privatised Urban Development and the Role of Municipal Governments in South Africa
[Document] Posted by Tony Wolfson on 20 May 2013
There is much talk today in policy circles about "transforming urban space" to make our cities both more efficient and equitable, i.e. by giving access to a majority of people who remain currently...
World Habitat Awards 2013 finalists show people-centred housing in action
[News] Posted by Mariana Gallo on 17 May 2013
A true cross-section of good practice in housing can be found in the 2013 World Habitat Award finalists, announced today (17 May 2013).
The ten finalists for the Awards, funded and co-ordinated each year by...
Infrastructural Voids in Congested Cities
[Document] Posted by Joaquin Mosquera on 6 May 2013
Infrastructural Voids are empty spaces inside city congestion that have the peculiarity of having enough scale and proximity with dense city to be extremely relevant and, at the same time, that are completely...
Urban and Rural Development in South Asia
[Group] Posted by Kashif Hameed on 29 Apr 2013
Interactive forum to generate dialogue and debate on the future development of urban and rural areas of South Asia
Equity, Demography and the Future of the American Economy
[News] Posted by Dave Hahn on 18 Apr 2013
Advancing equity — just and fair inclusion into a society in which everyone can participate and prosper — has often been viewed separate from, or even opposed to, efforts to foster economic competiveness...