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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
First International Forum on Urban-Rural Linkages
10 November 2019 to 14 November 2019

Location

Lishui
China
CN
China
Global

First International Forum on Urban-Rural Linkages: “Rural revitalization through innovation and valorization”

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
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12 March 2019 to 14 March 2019

Location

India International Center New Delhi
India
IN
India

Conference Theme: Partnership for enhanced Inclusion and Impact

Organizations: 
NRMC
slum dwellers in Odisha
14 February 2019

Location

Online
India
IN
India

The Land Portal Foundation and the NRMC Center for Land Governance partnered with key organizations to hold a series of three webinars leading up to the third annual India Land and Development Conference (ILDC), which took place from 12-14 March, 2019.

Organizations: 
Government of Odisha (India)
Tata Trusts
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Azim Premji University
NRMC
Cadasta Foundation
Land Portal Foundation
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30 October 2018 to 31 October 2018

Location

The Forum | Turbine Hall
65 Ntemi Piliso Street
Johannesburg , Gauteng
South Africa
Gauteng ZA
South Africa

The 2018 Urban Conference will follow on from the 2017 event which focused specifically on communication and engaging with urban stakeholders on the content of the IUDF. At this follow up event, the aim is to further embed the IUDF agenda by focusing on what implementation means in practice. A series of sessions will focus on the themes and sub-themes and will be designed so that there are theoretical and evidence-based inputs but also space for thinking through what practical implementations of the IUDF means for the various spheres of government and in different sectors

Organizations: 
Government of South Africa
Local Governments for Sustainability
South African Local Government Association
South African Cities Network
South African Council for Planners
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
marrakesh souk
20 November 2018 to 24 November 2018

Location

Marrakesh
Morocco
MA
Global

Africities is the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa’s flagship pan-African event that is held every three years in one of the five regions of Africa. We mobilize communities and local authorities in African countries, as well as financial institutions, civil society groups and development partners at continental and international level.

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
7 February 2018 to 13 February 2018

Location

Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
MY
Global

The New Urban Agenda was adopted in October 2016 at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development – Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador. It is a result of a unique consensus among all participating states. The document sets out a common vision and global standards for urban development in the coming decades.

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Our vision is of a self-reliant society in which people have equitable access to resources and institutions are an expression of people’s needs and aspirations.

Our mission is to support civic agency through catalytic interventions aimed at achieving systemic change in good local governance and sustainable human settlement development.

Articulo – Journal of Urban Research logo

Articulo – Journal of Urban Research is a peer-reviewed online journal devoted to the exploration of urban issues through the lens of a wide range of social science approaches. The Journal embraces a multidisciplinary perspective on the transformation of social, environmental and economic issues of cities and city regions. Publishing both theoretical and empirical articles, the Journal is an international forum that brings together academics and practitioners working on urban issues in cities around the world to present ground breaking and relevant research.

Reviving Documentation of Property Rights

Cadasta Foundation is dedicated to the support, continued development and growth of the Cadasta Platform – an innovative, open source suite of tools for the collection and management of ownership, occupancy, and spatial data that meets the unique challenges of this process in much of the world.

O Centro de Direitos Econômicos e Sociais (CDES) é uma organização não governamental de direitos humanos. Criada no ano de 2000, em Porto Alegre, dentro do contexto social e político de realização do I Fórum Social Mundial que acontecia na cidade naquele ano.

SEKELEKANI é uma instituição moçambicana independente, sem fins lucrativos, de promoção de comunicação para o desenvolvimento, conceito que se refere a sistemas de comunicação em dois sentidos, orientados para enaltecer o diálogo entre os decisores de políticas públicas e as partes interessadas, nomeadamente as comunidades destinatárias do desenvolvimento, permitindo-lhes exprimir os seus pontos de vista, as suas aspirações e preocupações, participando, desse modo, na formulação da agenda do seu desenvolvimento.

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.

What is the Cities Alliance?

The Cities Alliance is a global partnership for urban poverty reduction and the promotion of the role of cities in sustainable development.

Cities Alliance Members

The Cities Alliance partnership features a broad range of members, including: local authorities, national governments, non-governmental organisations, multi-lateral organisations, and Associate Members. For our current membership, please see Our Members. 
 
What does the Cities Alliance do?

A Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT) quer ser uma presença solidária, profética, ecumênica, fraterna e afetiva, que presta um serviço educativo e transformador junto aos povos da terra e das águas, para estimular e reforçar seu protagonismo.

A Confederação Nacional das Associações de Moradores, fundada no dia 17 de janeiro de 1982, presente no movimento nacional popular e comunitário, tem como seu papel organizar as federações estaduais, uniões municipais e associações comunitárias, entidades de bairro e similares.

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Motto

The motto of the Copperbelt University is "Knowledge and Service" . Enshrined in the motto are the following strands:

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The Dedan Kimathi University of Technology motto is: “Better Life through Technology”.

 

VISION STATEMENT

To be a Premier Technological University Excelling in Quality Education, Research, and Technology Transfer for National Development.

 

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