Urban Themes

[ Document ] Posted on Monday, September 12, 2011 - 15:12
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[ News ] Posted on Monday, September 12, 2011 - 12:19
The well publicizied EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT in Port harcourt, Nigeria, is been recieved by many as a platform neccessary in tailoring the youth toward been a better self, as this program provide the medium for interreaction between the youth and the technocrat robbing minds on the best ways in moving Nigeria forward by looking inward. Speaking on the event, the zonal coordinator of child & green... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Monday, September 12, 2011 - 12:18
The well publicizied EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT in Port harcourt, Nigeria, is been recieved by many as a platform neccessary in tailoring the youth toward been a better self, as this program provide the medium for interreaction between the youth and the technocrat robbing minds on the best ways in moving Nigeria forward by looking inward. Speaking on the event, the zonal coordinator of child & green... Read more
[ Partner ] Posted on Monday, September 12, 2011 - 11:06
The Cities and Climate Change Initiative (CCCI) of UN-HABITAT is helping more than twenty medium-sized cities in developing and least developed countries, mainly in Asia/Pacific and Africa, to address the challenge of climate change (see list of cities below). The program supports city-level adaptation and mitigation actions with an emphasis on pro-poor approaches, good governance and practical... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Friday, September 9, 2011 - 14:34
The Israeli city of Rosh Ha' Ayin has developed and implemented a model for a “musical city” with the help of its citizens so as to encourage integration and to bridge social, ethnic and national divides. The “musical city” project, which was launched in 2005, aims at introducing music into the everyday lives of the city's inhabitants and communities, and has so far successfully implemented music... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 12:24
Governments and legislators around the world view ports and terminal as critical infrastructure assets. Their ability to ‘go green’ by reducing their carbon footprint and by being more sensitive to environmental considerations is vital to future success. The GreenPort Congress will provide decision makers with a meeting place to both learn about and discuss the latest in sustainable environmental... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 12:16
The 4th North German Press and Media Conference will be held in 2011 European Green Capital (Hamburg) and will focus on it as one of the topics that it will cover- examining the energy efficiency and resource protection in the context of the print and media industry. For more information, please follow the link below.
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 11:53
The call for applications for the 2014 European Green Capital Award is on! The award is an initiative conceived by the European Commission to promote and reward efforts made by local authorities in improving the environment, and their high level of commitment to genuine progress. The award is given to a city that: Has a consistent record of achieving high environmental standards; Is committed to... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 10:58
AWDF has put in place a small bursary to sponsor a minimum number of existing AWDF grantees to attend the International Workshop on Resource Mobilisation (IWRM). The bursary will cover airfare and local transport for residential and non-residential delegates respectively. Applying Grantees should be ready to cost share and priority will be given to applicants who state this in their application.... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 10:48
The International Workshop on Resource Mobilisation (IWRM) Africa is the Resource Alliance’s second African IWRM and is organised in parnership with The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF). The workshop will address the major challenges faced by African NGOs in the areas of financial security and sustainability. The aim of IWRM Africa is to enhance the ability of African non-governmental... Read more

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