All posts tagged "uni-news"

  • 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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  • ON SITE: Habitat III – Schedule of UNI Partner Events

    Greetings from Habitat III in Quito! Yesterday was the start of the conference, and with an exciting program of events ahead of us we’d like to share with you – alongside the general UNI happenings – in particular...

    • Posted October 18, 2016
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  • Global Meeting of Universities at Habitat III

    A meeting of universities and other urban stakeholders will be held at the Habitat III venue in Quito on Thursday, 20th of October 2016 13:00 – 14.30pm in room B of the one UN pavillion. The meeting focuses...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Enter the 2016 World Habitat Day Photo Competition by The University of Queensland

    The School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management at The University of Queensland is pleased to announce the opening of its fourth annual photography competition to celebrate the United Nations’ World Habitat Day 2016. To encourage public...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • Winners of 2016 UNESCO prize for sustainability education

    Paris, 15 September The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has named the three laureates of the 2016 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD): the Centre for Community Regeneration and Development (CCREAD-Cameroon) from Cameroon; the Okayama...

    • Posted September 30, 2016
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  • Call for lecturers attending Habitat III

    We are pleased to announce an open call for new potential lecturers to the 4th season of the Global Urban Lectures! The Global Urban Lecture series is UN-Habitat UNI’s outreach initiative recording experts on sustainable urban development...

    • Posted September 12, 2016
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