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

ISOCARP at World Cities Day Forum in Xiamen, China

Monday 31st of October, ISOCARP participated in the World Cities Day Forum in Xiamen, China. This international event with hundreds of international and Chinese delegates, was hosted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China, UN-Habitat and the Fujian Provincial Government. The United Nations selected ‘Inclusive Cities, Shared Development’ as the theme of this annual event in order…

New Urban Agenda for Spatial Planning

We have published a new specified document, the New Urban Agenda´s annotated version for City and Regional Planners by President Ric Stephens.

UN High-level Advisory group report on Sustainable Transport launched

In August 2014, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the membership of a High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport aimed to develop recommendations on sustainable transport for the global, national and local levels. Milica Bajic Brkovic, at the time President of ISOCARP, was invited to join the Advisory Group. Over the three years she continually…

World Town Planning Day

World Town Planning Day was initiated in 1949 by the late Professor Carlos Maria della Paolera of the University of Buenos Aires to advance public and professional interest in planning, both locally and abroad. It is a special day to give special recognition to the ideals of community planning which bring professional planners and the…

Successful completion of YPP Workshop Glasgow

On 28 October 2016 the YPP workshop held in Glasgow/UK on the Clyde Waterfront ended with a very successful presentation to local planners. For presentation and more click here.

Launch of UNESCO Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development

The UNESCO Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development was launched at the Habitat III conference. The Report examines the contribution of culture to urban sustainability and addresses a set of themes on the role of culture in ensuring a quality urban environment for all and making policies comprehensive and integrated. Past President Milica Bajic…

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