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[ Event ] Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017 - 17:42
Urban governance is a terrain existing predominantly within the domain of executive and legislative branches of government. Although this is true in many respects, urban processes, practices, spaces, and imaginaries are enacted as much through the judiciary. Judicial reasoning plays an important part in delineating access to and inclusion in the city. Judges have the power to set a particular... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 16:00
Date: 25 March, 2017 Time: 9:30 – 11:30 Venue: King Fahd Hotel, B01 Background: Africa has the largest concentration of young people in the world. The continent’s youth is expected to constitute over 830 million of its anticipated general population of 2.5 billion by 2050. Population growth has an enormous effect on urban planning. Therefore, the processes of urbanization and population growth,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 15:11
Nairobi, 14 March 2017– Mayors, vice-mayors, decision makers and policy makers of cities and local governments are invited to apply for the 7th Shelter Academy organized by Arcadis and UN Habitat. This year’s Shelter Academy will take place from the 4th until the 8th of September 2016 in the Netherlands. Making the announcement, UN-Habitat said that this is a high-level workshop addressed to... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 09:49
WHEN: 4th April 2017 – 5th April 2017 all-day WHERE: Parkhotel PlzeňU Borského parku 2791/31Jižní Předměstí, 301 00 Plzeň-Plzeň 3Czech Republic Smart and Healthy Transport in Cities 4 – 5 April 2017, Pilsen, Czech Republic   For the 4th conference were selected topics that are being highly discussed and are important for the future of transportation: Mobility as a Service Sustainable... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:13
According to Eurostat, 72 % of the European population currently lives in cities and metropolitan areas. It is foreseen that, by the year 2050, this figure will reach 80 %. The European Union is fully aware of the role of cities as motors of socioeconomic progress, with a growing focus of Cohesion Policy on urban issues. However, while there has been no shortage of new policies, cities are often... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 - 11:57
DATE AND TIME Thu, March 16, 2017 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT LOCATION Ford Foundation 1440 Broadway Avenue New York, NY 10018 United States DESCRIPTION In order to respond to the fundamental challenges that threaten the sustainability and prosperity of nations and its cities, the international community has renewed its efforts to shape global policies and practices that are crucial for the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 - 11:15
DESCRIPTION The side event will discuss the bridge between relevant elements of the Beijing Platform for Action, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 5 and 11 and the New Urban Agenda to implement women’s and young girl’s economic empowerment in an urbanizing world. The Discussion will revolve around: Harnessing and strengthening the inclusion of women’s varied work in urban economies in... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 11:14
A rapidly expanding transit network runs through green, dense neighborhoods full of historic homes and local businesses. A thriving startup economy sparks innovation in tech and civic spaces. Surrounding it all, Puget Sound and the Cascade and Olympic Mountain Ranges provide a constant bridge to the natural world. Seattle and the Pacific Northwest are creating the next frontier of urbanist... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:53
Conference Information Physical, social, economic, political and cultural development in current century, growing urbanization trend, and globalization and its consequences triggered rapid changes in the process of urban development and urbanization and created increasing numerous challenges facing urban management around the world. Today, cities are known as important centers for creativity and... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:44
The fourth annual Smart Urban Futures Conference on liveable, walkable, sustainable communities, will feature one of the most exciting line-ups of speakers yet. Heading the list is Brent Toderian, Principal of TODERIAN Urban WORKS and founding President of the Council for Canadian Urbanism.  One of the World’s leading urban planners, Brent was Chief Planner of Vancouver from 2006-2012. He now... Read more