51st Congress: Report available online

We are delighted to share the E-book recapping the 51st International Congress having taken place in Rotterdam in 2015. You can access the publication here.

ExCo Elections 2017 – Call for Candidates

For Members only. ISOCARP herewith launches a Call for the following positions in the ISOCARP Executive Committee: ISOCARP President 2018-2021 (President-elect 2017-2018) Vice President ISOCARP Institute (2017-2020) Vice President Members/National Delegations (2017-2020) Vice President Publications (2017-2020) Vice President Technical Assistance/Projects (2017-2020) Vice President UPATs (2017-2020) Vice President Young Planning Professionals (2017-2020). The present President and Vice…


Four conferences at CeBIT present intelligent concepts and technologies for the cities of tomorrow.

ISOCARP Institute endorse Urban Futures & Smart Cities Conference, Dubai

An Event Endorsement Agreement has been signed by Imperial Consortium of Research and Development (ICRD) and ISOCARP Institute concerning the Urban Futures & Smart Cities Conference to be held in Dubai on 21-22 February 2017. The General Chair of the event is Vice President Khalid Z. EL Adli. ICRD has agreed to provide a 50% discount on…

Ambassador Frank D’hondt @ TU Delft

Source and original link. As ISOCARP ambassador, Frank D’hondt will highlight take-aways from the New Urban Agenda in a lunch workshop at the Faculty of Architecture, TU Delft, including themes as social, economic and environmental resilience, metropolitan mobility, planning and governance. He will make the link with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Agenda 2030, earlier approved by…

Former ISOCARP President Javier de Mesones passed away

Dear ISOCARP Friends, Plato said in his “Dialogues” that the most beautiful kind of wisdom is the building of a city. The life of Javier de Mesones was a delightful source of wisdom, a life strongly associated with his friends in ISOCARP and his work as a President of our organization. He had an ethical…

ISOCARP-endorsed Sustainable Cities book on special offer

The ISOCARP endorsed Sustainable Cities – Assessing the Performance and Practice of Urban Environments, edited by Pierre Laconte, former president of the society and Chris Gossop, former general rapporteur and vice president of publications, is now available for a special price.    

Tehran Golden Adobe Awards – Report by Frank D’Hondt

ISOCARP Ambassador Frank D’Hondt represented the society at the Golden Adobe Awards event in Iran. The 2016 Golden Adobe Award ceremony – ‘adobe’ is the smallest construction unit in ancient Iranian architecture – coincided with World Cities Day, 31 October.   For report by Frank click here.

ISOCARP Logo competition extended

In its quest to be a truly global society, ISOCARP will change its logo from the European-centric circle (with ISOCARP acronyms in three European languages) to a more memorable and universally appealing design. A first call was already sent and we have received promising entries, but we will allow for the submission of more ideas…

Happy World Town Planning Day!

Dear ISOCARP Member, We are happy to celebrate World Town Planning Day together today! Many of our members have organised special events for this day. Please see more information here: We are excited to see so much happening and wish everyone the best with their events. Let’s celebrate together!  Kind regards, Sławek Ledwoń

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