The course provides an overview of the various sanitation systems and technologies, key planning principles and the necessary enabling environment for sanitation projects in low- and middle-income areas.
On 1 January 2016, the clock started ticking on the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs represent a fundamental shift in approach, naming all societal sectors as key development actors, and requiring a hitherto unprecedented level of cooperation and collaboration among civil society, business, government, NGOs, foundations and others.
Master and doctoral students with a background in architecture, engineering, urban planning, geology, chemistry and related fields are welcome to apply. The programme revolves around the depleting resource sand and the question of how to develop alternative building materials for future cities.
This high profile, two day conference in July 2016, will bring cutting-edge thinking, experience and reflection on ‘States, markets and society in a reconfigured world: Defining a new era for development’.
For the seventh time “Resilient Cities 2016 - Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation” will take place from 6 to 8 July 2016 in Bonn, Germany. Resilient Cities is the global platform for urban resilience and climate change adaptation, organized by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and co-hosted with the City of Bonn, Germany.
The International Network for Higher Education in Africa is gearing up to launch the Higher Education Forum for Africa, Asia and Latin America (HEFAALA) with an objective to promote trans-continental and global dialogue in higher education.
Addressed to researchers from the various disciplines, experts and practitioners, policy and decision makers, representatives from UN, IGOs, NGOs and the private sector. IDRC Davos 2016 contributes to the post-Sendai process and will cover different risk and disaster areas andcross cutting themes such as resilience, urban risks, mega catastrophes, sustainable development, climate change adaptation, underlying risks, and more.
In an increasing number of countries the implementation of health programmes is challenged by fragile contexts. At the same time, fragility of a state is considered as one of the main causes for malfunctioning health services.
The 5th Annual International PhD Conference in International Development will take place on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 September 2016 at the School of International Development (DEV) at the University of East Anglia (UEA).
This interdisciplinary conference is part of a series of international conferences on African-Asian Encounters that started with “New Cooperations – New Dependencies?” (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 2014) and continued with “Re-Thinking African-Asian Relationships: Changing Realities – New Concepts” (Cape Town, South Africa, March 2015).
The 7th ANIE Conference follows up on the outcomes of the 3rd and 6th ANIE Conference held in Abuja, Nigeria in 2010 and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2015, respectively. In these conferences emphasis was put on university partnerships for knowledge generation and development, and also as an important strategy for realizing the global Sustainable Development Goals that were promulgated in 2015.
The Global Land Project (GLP) is an interdisciplinary community of science and practice fostering the study of land systems and the co-design of solutions for global sustainability. It represents the largest international research network in this field.
Tomorrow’s learning is about ownership. We will own our learning. We will control what, where, when and how we learn. We will access, link, combine, interpret and interact with knowledge. We will be empowered as never before. We will make learning work for us.