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8 February 2020 to 13 February 2020

Location

Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
AE
Global

The World Urban Forum (WUF) was established in 2001 by the United Nations to address one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. Convened by UN-Habitat, the Forum is a high level, open and inclusive platform for addressing the challenges of sustainable urbanization.

Organizations: 
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Second edition of the International Leaders in Urban Governance Programme for African Countries
26 August 2019 to 30 August 2019

Location

Singapore
SG
Africa

The 5-day long urban governance programme seeks to strengthen the capacity of decision-makers in the area of urban management and planning for sustainable urbanization, and develop skills and know-how in local finance, housing, urban planning and land management, mobility and urban sustainability.  

Organizations: 
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Shelter Academy 2019
2 September 2019 to 6 September 2019

Location

Amsterdam and Rotterdam
Netherlands
NL
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

The Shelter Academy is a week-long capacity building programme that will equip participants with the knowledge, skills and know-how to respond to urban challenges related to climate change in their cities.

Target Group: Mayors, decision-makers, senior managers, and senior government officials are invited to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Organizations: 
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
climate resilient cities
31 October 2018

Location

Liverpool
United Kingdom
GB
Global

World Cities Day aims to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, enhance cooperation among countries and cities in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contribute to sustainable urban development. The overall World Cities Day theme is Better City, Better Life and this year’s particular theme is Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities. The main event will be celebrated in Liverpool, UK.

Organizations: 
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
1 October 2018
Global

The United Nations designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter. The Day is also intended to remind the world that we all have the power and the responsibility to shape the future of our cities and towns.

Organizations: 
United Nations
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Bridging the Gap on Land Governance and Tenure along the Urban-Rural Continuum
26 July 2018

Location

Online
United States
US
Global

Developing countries are facing irreversible urbanization trends with significant impact on the way land is accessed, used and managed.

Organizations: 
Global Land Tool Network
Global Donor Platform for Rural Development
Land Portal Foundation

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O Centro Gaspar Garcia de Direitos Humanos é uma organização ecumênica, não governamental, sem fins lucrativos ou econômicos. Desde 1988 atua junto a pessoas de baixa renda que possuem seus direitos violados, conferindo a esta população o papel de protagonista social.

O Centro Popular de Direitos Humanos se constitui em um coletivo de Advogados Militantes Populares que tem como objetivo atuar na assessoria jurídica popular junto a movimentos sociais, comunidades e segmentos que sofram violações de direitos.

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La Fundación para la Investigación y el Desarrollo Agrícola - FIDAR, es una organización no gubernamental, orientada a la búsqueda de alternativas para el desarrollo de comunidades urbanas y rurales en el sur occidente de la región andina de Colombia.

FIDAR cuenta con una estructura ágil, transparente y participativa para llevar a cabo todas sus actividades y  el respaldo de un equipo  multidisciplinario, apoyado por un grupo  de asesores de universidades y centros de investigación de la región.

Geoffrey Payne and Associates (GPA) was established in 1995 and has since undertaken consultancy, training and research assignments throughout the world. Clients include national governments, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), UN-HABITAT, SIDA, the World Bank, Cities Alliance and various NGOs and universities. A range of materials, from books, articles, media packs and documentary films have been produced and can be found under the publications link.

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The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is a national education institution committed to the equitable, sustainable and efficient transformation of Indian settlements.

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The Institute of Architecture and Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia (IAUS) was founded in 1954 within the Faculty of Architecture. It was established as an independent scientific research organization by the Decision of the Republic Executive Council No.N/303 of May 13, 1961. The Institute’s scientific research and professional work is carried out within three organizational units as follows:

About IDMC

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) is the global leader in the provision of data and analysis on internal displacement. Since our establishment in 1998, we have been committed to offering a rigorous, transparent and independent service to the international community and to informing policy and operational decisions that can improve the lives of the millions of people living in internal displacement, or at risk of becoming displaced in the future.

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MINURVI es la entidad de coordinación y de cooperación intergubernamental de los países de América Latina y del Caribe, en el área de desarrollo sustentable de los asentamientos humanos.

Está compuesto por los Ministros de Estado y las demás autoridades gubernamentales bajo cuya competencia se encuentren, en los respectivos países, los asuntos vinculados al desarrollo sustentable de los asentamientos humanos. Cada Estado Miembro designa la autoridad gubernamental que lo presentará en las reuniones de MINURVI.

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