Urban Themes

[ Document ] Posted on Friday, June 17, 2011 - 15:50
Jean-Claude MILAK Head of the pole ‘Management City’ International expert-management consultant ----------------------------------------- Jean-Claude MILAK is working as expert-management consultant for local authorities and international organizations. He gained a strong background in both private and public sector as  manager of several international cooperation programmes on urban development... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Friday, June 17, 2011 - 10:29
In this new urban era with most of humanity now living in towns and cities, we must bear in mind that the greatest impacts of disasters resulting from climate change begin and end in cities. Cities have the greatest influence on climate change. Prevention can be greatly enhanced through better land-use planning and building codes so that cities keep their ecological footprint to the minimum, and... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 16:14
Presented at the Networking Event on Sustainable urban responses to climate change: vulnerable populations at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 16:09
Presented at the Networking Event on Lessons from practice: toward climate change resilient cities at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 16:04
Presented at the Networking Event on Post conflict urban development experience: the Afghanistan case at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 16:01
Presented at the Networking Event on Post conflict urban development experience: the Afghanistan case at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 15:56
Presented at the Networking Event on Urban poverty and social inclusion in Bangladesh and Nepal at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 10:04
Presented at the Networking Event on right to the city: the case of Jerusalem at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, June 13, 2011 - 14:52
The University of Leicester has announced a series of international scholarships in the fields of risk and disaster management. Five ‘Commonwealth Scholarships’ are being made available to individuals from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, with a career path linked to the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals. The scholarships are located within the University’s Civil Safety... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 16:37
Presented at the Networking Event on slum upgrading and prevention in ACP countries at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010

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