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[ News ] Posted on Friday, March 9, 2018 - 11:27
Today, Metropolis brings together the governments of 137 cities and metropolitan areas. However, only 18 of these local authorities are headed by women. This represents less than 15%, when women are 51% of the world population. Even if the numbers in the statistics are the same (1 and 5), their inverted position reflects the inequality in every area of metropolitan life. Taking into account our... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, March 2, 2018 - 12:29
Global One Health, a 3-week course offered by Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation, to be held between 05-16 November, 2018 in Wageningen , the Netherlands. This course aims to teach you to enhance your competence enabling you to apply the principles to health challenges for humans, animals and plants. After the course you will be able to apply the Global One Health-approach, which you... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:02
Metropolis, the World Association of the Major Metropolises, is soliciting jury members, to select the 6 projects of the 2nd edition of the Metropolis pilot projects, for 2018 – 2020. Metropolis provides funding to support capacity development and the exchange of knowledge and practices on metropolitan management among its members and partners, in the framework of specific pilot projects. In 2017... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 17:43
Distinction seeks to promote successful experiences and inspire other organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean to embrace the guidelines of this global agreement. Adopted in October 2016, the New Urban Agenda defines the steps to ensure sustainable urbanization in the next 20 years. Rethinking how we plan, manage and live in cities is the principle of the New Urban Agenda, adopted in... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, December 12, 2016 - 22:34
Distinction seeks to promote successful experiences and inspire other organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean to embrace the guidelines of this global agreement. Adopted in October 2016, the New Urban Agenda defines the steps to ensure sustainable urbanization in the next 20 years. Rethinking how we plan, manage and live in cities is the principle of the New Urban Agenda, adopted in... Read more
[ Partner ] Posted on Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 18:48
[ Document ] Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 19:18
On 1 January 2016, the world officially began implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development—the transformative plan of action based on 17 Sustainable Development Goals—to address urgent global challenges over the next 15 years. This agenda is a road map for people and the planet that will build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals and ensure sustainable social and... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Friday, July 8, 2016 - 12:07
Argument over the role of the U.N. agency has overtaken the broader Habitat III negotiations, particularly on the critical issues of how to track progress on the agenda’s implementation. UNITED NATIONS-The constellation of organizations here is often referred to euphemistically as the U. N.“family.” And as in any large family, there are darlings and runts. The U. N. Human Settlements Programme,... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Monday, February 29, 2016 - 15:58
In the Abuja declaration, the delegates are seeking development of smart cities with improved urban systems for improved functionality, efficiency and effective delivery of urban basic services and infrastructure; positioning urbanisation and human settlements as a driver of competitiveness through specialization and connected urban systems at the regional level. FRESH impetus was added last week... Read more
[ Partner ] Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 22:24

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