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All posts by Beatriz Mendoza

  • Scientists shed light on how the sustainability of cities can be measured

    Researchers at the Chair propose the inclusion of social and economic aspects in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of cities. Published in the journal Science of the Total Environment, this study goes beyond the state of the art...

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Sustainable Development in Higher Education

    The International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (referred to as HETL) is making a call for chapter proposals to explore the educational opportunities and challenges towards integrating sustainability in higher education. The volume series shall highlight integrating sustainable...

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • Call for self-recording lecturers

    Would you like to be the next Global Urban Lecturer? Or do you know anyone with a project related to sustainable urbanisation that the world needs to know about? With the fifth season in the making and...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • Plural cities: the construction of cities from a gender and diversity perspective

    We share the conference of Ana Falú “Plural cities: the construction of cities from a gender and diversity perspective.” Within the framework of the UN-Habitat Urban Thinkers Campus, with the objective of collectively think how to develop an...

    • Posted August 2, 2018
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  • CitiesIPCC

    The Chair lends support to the global research agenda on cities and climate change The UNESCO Chair ESCI-UPF endorses the CitiesIPCC Joint Statement “The science we need for the cities we want: working together to implement the global...

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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  • Leading a change towards a sustainable economic and energy model at ESCI-UPF

    Voluntary Agreement Programme Leading a change towards a sustainable economic and energy model at ESCI-UPF ESCI-UPF strengthens its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions beyond required by legislation through the Catalan Government’s Voluntary Agreement Programme. The school...

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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  • Metropolis Observatory

    Monday, June 25th a conference was held in Brussels to present the Metropolis Observatory’s fourth issue paper: “Egalitarian metropolitan spaces”. The paper was written by Ana Falú, the coordinator of UN Habitat’s Gender Hub, and sparks a debate on...

    • Posted July 17, 2018
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  • The Global Platform for the Right to the City

    The Global Platform for the Right to the City will be participating at the HLPF intending to give visibility and raise awareness about local and global struggles for the Right to the City; continue to ensure the...

    • Posted July 17, 2018
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  • Planners seeking solutions to challenges of climate change in cities

    Nairobi, 3 July 2018 — A grouping of planners is calling for action to address the many challenges of climate change in cities. Operating under the name ‘Planners for Climate Action’ the cooperative initiative is  calling for...

    • Posted July 5, 2018
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  • “Gender and Urban Planning: Issues and Trends” 2012

    “This report aims to raise awareness about the way the planning of urban settlements affects gender equality and women’s empowerment. A secondary aim is to ensure that urban planners and those involved with planning understand that urban...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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