Welcome to the July CAP Newsletter sharing news of activities by our members around the world.
The CAP Executive is very excited to announce that 3 new member institutes have joined our association.
Welcome to the planners from the Zambia Institute of Planners, St Lucia Institute of Land Use Planners and the
Planners’ Association of Dominica. We look forward to working with you and hearing about planning in your country.
In other news, preparations continue for United Nations Habitat III in October in Ecuador and details of the CAP
2016 Business meeting and Planning for Sustainable Development Conference in collaboration with the New
Zealand Planning Institute have been announced for 7-10 November in Fiji (details below).
It has also been conference season around the world so updates from Canada, Caribbean, South Africa and the
United Kingdom are included
Please contact us if you have information to share or questions about CAP activities.

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