The Global Housing Strategy advocates for the need to radically shift housing theory and practice. The goal is to identify the best practices and lessons to be learned, prepare a new vision of housing through a global policy document emerging from a broad-based national, regional and global consultation process.
India Study Tour: Urban Development Study Program
[Event] Posted by Prathiam Manohar on 8 Nov 2013
Tittle:India Study Tour: Urban Development Study Program
Dates: February 24th - 1st March 2014
The Political Economy of Slums: Theory and Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
[Document] Posted by James Kibet on 7 Nov 2013
Over 800 million people in Africa, Asia, and Latin America live in slums. Why? I argue that slums are a result...
Internship at the Cities Alliance
[Job] Posted by Rene Hohmann1 on 31 Oct 2013
Cities Alliance is now accepting applications for a six-month internship position, starting in December 2013, to assist with the coordination and preparation for various contributions of the Cities Alliance to the...
Middle East To Overcome Global Environment And Urbanization Issues With Smart Cities
[Press Release] Posted by Mohammed Raiyan on 30 Oct 2013
Today, the Middle East region is experiencing and responding to impacts stemming from a steadily urbanizing population - a result of which, a process of retrofitting existing cities with new and modern...
JIPS releases Delhi Urban Profiling Report
[Publication] Posted by Assanke Koedam on 16 Oct 2013
Following the conclusion of the profiling study in Delhi, India, JIPS is now releasing the report “Urban Profiling of Refugee Situations in Delhi”.