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The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to support the completion of doctoral degrees and to promote the next generation of social science researchers in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The fellowships support dissertation research on peace, security, and development topics. All applications...

Women in Cities International (WICI) is now accepting applications for board members. WICI is an exchange network for various partners concerned with gender equality issues and the place of women in cities on the five continents. Our offices are based in Canada but our board...

After Paris in 2016, the exhibition “Passages, transitional spaces for the 21st-century city” staged by the City on the move-VEDECOM institute is beginning its global tour with a first stop in China. In partnership with the Turenscape landscape and design agency, and with the support of the French Embassy in China as...

Dear colleagues   We’d like to share the following link to a very detailed 13-module informal settlement upgrading training which we at CUBES (Centre for Urbanism and Built Environment Studies at Wits University) were involved in preparing for the National Upgrading Support Pogramme (NUSP) in South Africa....

Based on past successful trainings held, Activistar will again be holding Sustainable Town Planning Study Program SINGAPORE on 30 Oct - 3 Nov 2017. This program is open to all organizations including governments, institutes, private town planners, architects, property developers which have an interest in town planning and are seeking...

What does a Planner do? Planners – called amongst other things “Town Planners” and “Urban Planners” – manage the growth and change in our cities and regions; facilitate the preparation of integrated development plans for municipalities; facilitate the preparation of development strategies and policies for projects...

Dear friend, you are invited to join us for the CAP Webinar Series. Date: Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 4 to 5 PM GMT, 10-11 AM Belize, 12-1 PM Toronto, 7-8 PM Nairobi Featured Presentation By: Since TAYplan’s inception in 2009 Pam Ewen has been in charge of...

Municipal and Developer Planning We cordially invite you to our breakfast seminar Most recently, the Constitutional Court found s45 of the KwaZulu-Natal Planning & Development Act invalid, and the eThekwini Municipality has just called for public comment on the draft Integrated Development Plan for 2016/17. Both national and...