Urban Themes

[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017 - 16:07
JOB from UN Human Settlements Program Closing date: 27 Feb 2017 Job ID:#1898489 Country: Kenya City: Nairobi Organization: UN Human Settlements Program Job years of experience: 3-5 years VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTIssued on: 13 FEBRUARY 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT – Management and Operations Division DUTY STATION: NAIROBI FUNCTIONAL TITLE: ARCHIVES ASSISTANT G4 DURATION: 2 YEARS... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017 - 16:03
Organization: UN-Habitat - United Nations Human Settlements Programme Country: United States City: New York Grade: D-1 Closing date: Friday, 3 March 2017 Posting Title: DIRECTOR, NEW YORK LIAISON OFFICE, D1 Job Code Title: CHIEF OF BRANCH, PROGRAMME Department/ Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Duty Station: NEW YORK Posting Period: 18 January 2017-3 March 2017 Job Opening... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017 - 15:01
The URBACT programme has launched 5 December 2016 a Good Practice call for the ‘URBACT Good Practice City’ label which will be open until 31 March 2017.  Eligible beneficiaries for the call are all “cities” and “eligible beneficiaries” from EU 28 Member States, Norway and Switzerland. The call is open to all themes. On 30 January 2017 from 3.00 PM to 6.30 PM, the presentation event of the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 13:37
Rapid urbanisation is transforming our cities and communities Cities are the powerhouses of the world’s economy. With more than half of the world’s population now living in cities, business is taking full advantage of the opportunities this creates. But there are also challenges: How do businesses optimise their operations for each city? How does government shape cities & services to make... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 13:30
Out of control housing costs for both ownership and rental aren’t just a Greater Vancouver phenomenon. Many B.C. and Canadian communities are experiencing a worsening, wickedly complex housing crisis that has been decades in the making. Shelter insecurity has seeped into the middle and even upper-middle class, and across all age and cultural demographics. The wealth and social gap between... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 13:03
IGC Myanmar is hosting a workshop on 23 February to present the policy brief “Urban Myanmar” and to outline an agenda for urban research and policy issues in the country. The event, co-sponsored by the Myanmar Development Institute (MDI, a new government- affiliated think tank), will bring together researchers from IGC and local government stakeholders. The sessions will involve presentations of... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:53
The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana and University College London – Energy Institute are jointly organising a conference on the theme “Strategies for sustainable energy transitions in Urban Sub-Saharan Africa” in Accra, Ghana from June 19-20, 2017.  The conference is part of the project called “Supporting Sub-Saharan African Municipalities with... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:39
We would like you to join us for our "Smarter Tourism: Shaping Glasgow’s Data Plan" fringe event as part of DataFest; Scotland's first week-long international data conference taking place 20 - 24 March 2017. Following on from the £24m Technology Strategy Board-funded Future City Glasgow programme, tourism partners, Glasgow Life, Scottish Enterprise and VisitScotland are looking to develop a Data... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:25
Urban mobility is going through a rapid transformation in European cities. Citizens want demand-driven mobility for freight and passengers, accessibility, and affordability. New urban mobility services and systems and cleaner, more efficient vehicles making cities a better place to live in. Innovation offers new ways to achieve our environmental, climate and transport targets and create... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:02
FECHA: 13/02/2016 HORA: 15.00 - 18.00 LUGAR: Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB) - Sala Xipre (Aiguader. 88) Barcelona Sustainable urban settlements should be healthy and socially equitable environments. The objective of this workshop is to give an update on the opportunities and challenges that naturalizing initiatives provide to sustainable urban settlements. The workshop will be a... Read more