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All posts tagged "uni-news"

  • Global Urban Lectures s05e03: Ko Koens – Slum Tourism

    The lecture focuses on introducing the fast growing concept of tourism to economically less developed areas, also known as slum tourism, the ethical issues that it needs to deal with, its governance and the ways it may...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Global Urban Lectures s05e02: Alison Brown – The Urban Informal Economy

    Alison Brown from Cardiff University in this lecture examines how precarious urban livelihoods in the informal economy can be transformed by innovative and rights-based approaches to urban policy, contributing to economic and social inclusion, and recovery in...

    • Posted October 9, 2018
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  • Global Urban Lectures s05e01: Ines Sanchez de Madariaga – Mobility of Care

    The Mobility of Care: Introducing Gender-Aware Concepts in Transportation Planning aims at providing a better understanding of travel patterns of women and men, by taking into account the travel implications of daily tasks performed by individuals with...

    • Posted October 2, 2018
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  • ECOCITY World Summit 2019 – Abstract submission is now open!

    BCIT and Ecocity Builders invites abstract submissions for Academic oral paper presentations, poster or Practitioner Proposals at Ecocity World Summit 2019. Practitioner Proposals comprise of either 1) an oral presentation, or 2) a workshop or field trip...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • Global Urban Lectures – release of the fifth season!

    We are pleased to announce the release of the first lecture of the fifth season of the Global Urban Lectures on 2 October as part of the festivities of Urban October. UN-Habitat’s Global Urban Lecture series are 15-minute...

    • Posted September 25, 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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  • CALL FOR PROPOSAL: Development and deployment of e-learning programme for participatory slum upgrading programme

    Download PDF Purpose of CFP: The assignment aims at working collaboratively with an institution that is specialized in the areas of capacity development, e-learning and that has experience in the field of urban development or other technical...

    • Posted July 24, 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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  • I International Design Workshop

    Call for Participants How can urbanization in the semi-arid landscape of the Andes occur without compromising the urban-rural hydric balance of a territory made worse by climate change predictions? With this fundamental interrogation as its premise, the...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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