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  • Winner announced to World Habitat Day 2016 photo competition

    A stunning image of a Cape Verde house in the clouds atop the Atlantic Ocean island republic near Africa, has won the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management’s (GPEM) World Habitat Day 2016 Photo Competition, organized...

    • Posted November 25, 2016
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  • Drinks reception and book launch: Christophe Girot & Charles Jencks discuss The Course of Landscape

    When: 24 November, 2016, 6.30pm–7.30pm Where: Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre , University of Greenwich, London, UK. What: Drinks reception and book launch. Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Professor Christophe Girot of the Swiss...

    • Posted November 23, 2016
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  • New Book: Ibid./In the same place

    Oscar Carracedo, from the National University of Singapore, recognises the support of the UNI Informal Urbanism Hub on the release of the book Ibid./In the same place. From the description: In the current scenario marked by an...

    • Posted November 18, 2016
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  • UNI Global Meeting 2016

    On October 20th, 2016 UNI held a Global Meeting of universities at Habitat III in association with HESI – the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative. The meeting was organized by UNI and HESI in partnership with UNEP, UNESCO,...

    • Posted November 18, 2016
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  • Call to host Urban Thinkers Campus 2017

    Call open from 15 November 2016 The Urban Thinkers Campus is an initiative of UN-Habitat conceived as an open space for critical exchange between urban researchers, professionals, civil society actors and decision-makers who believe that urbanization is...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Invitation to apply: “Land Readjustment as a tool for Urban Regeneration in Asian Cities”

    UN-Habitat in collaboration with the International Urban Training Centre are organizing a 4-day training workshop ‘Land Readjustment as a tool for Urban Regeneration’. The workshop, which will run from 12 to 15 December – is tailored to...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • The Global Urban Futures Project reports on the Habitat Commitment Index

    The Global Urban Futures Project (GUF) has developed the Habitat Commitment Index (HCI), a way of measuring country performance on a set of indicators taking per capita income levels into account to gauge progress over time. The...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • Internship call for UN-Habitat’s Asia/Pacific office

    UN-Habitat’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific announces several internships in the Regional Office (Fukuoka), the Liaison Office in Bangkok and numerous country offices throughout the region. Students or recent graduates with a broad range of...

    • Posted November 7, 2016
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  • Call for abstracts – EURA 2017

    The European Urban Research Association Conference in 2017 in Warsaw is sending out a call for abstracts. See the text below for a summary and find the full brochure here.   Cities locked in global challenges Coordinators: Karsten...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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