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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...

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....

SAPI proudly announces that registrations for the 8th Planning Africa Conference themed “The Making of Modern African Cities” are open at www.planningafrica.org.za. The conference will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 14-18 October 2018. The theme ‘The Making the Modern African Cities’ is intended to drive debate...

Journal of Planning Education and Research Focus Issue Topic: Transit-Oriented Development @ 25 Peter Calthorpe’s book, The Next America Metropolis: Ecology, Community and the American Dream coined the term Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in 1993. 25 years later the term ‘TOD’ generates over 9 million hits on...

Attached, please find English and Portuguese copies of the document, Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: A Practical Guide. The Guide has been developed by Prof Stephen Berrisford (who has previously worked with AAPS in developing educational materials for African planning law courses) and the late Prof...

Attached, please find a call for papers for the 2017 National Human Settlements Conference. Co-hosted by the SA Department of Human Settlements and Mangosuthu University of Technology, the conference will be held on 5 and 6 October in Durban, South Africa. Download: MUT and DHU--2017 Hsg...