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Max van den Berg, ISOCARP President 1999-2003, passed away

Prof.ir. Max van den Berg, past president of ISOCARP, our dear friend and colleague, passed away on the 3rd of February at the age of 77. During his studies in Delft Max greatly enjoyed the teachings of Prof. Cornelis van Eesteren. Later on in his professional career he served as a town planner and urban…

Strategic partner of Urban Future, Graz

How to implement change! ´World’s biggest meeting of City Changers to take place in Austria´ “How can I really make change happen?” is probably the most commonly asked question of experts working on sustainability issues in a city. Like yourself, there are many experts around the world who work on similar sustainability issues, in similar…

ISOCARP @ Global Experts Group Meeting

Vice President UPATs Martin Dubbeling and 3 other ISOCARP members (Bert Smolders, NL; Thomas Stellmach, DE; Eric Huybrechts, FR) attended UN Habitat´s Global Experts Group Meeting on Urban Labs: “A tool for integrated and participative urban planning” in Barcelona last week, on the 2nd-3rd February.    

VP Martin Dubbeling attending UN-Habitat Experts Group Meeting

GLOBAL EXPERTS GROUP MEETING Urban Labs: “A tool for integrated and participative urban planning” Barcelona, 2nd-3rd February 2016 ´As a result of the global trend of rapid urbanization, contemporary cities are facing many increasingly complex issues, such as sprawled peripheries and the destruction of natural resources, urban decay and gentrification, informal settlements and difficult access to…

Gaza UPAT Magazine Launched

2nd Spatial Visioning Reflections – – Spatial Planning in the Gaza Strip Joint press release UN-Habitat and ISOCARP Jerusalem/The Hague, 20 January 2016 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP/PAPP) and the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) launched the second edition of the Spatial Visioning Reflections magazine, with special focus on the…

World Cities Summit 2016

ISOCARP is Strategic Partner of the World Cities Summit 2016. It is an exclusive platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships. More…

International Forum on the FutureCity

Portland is hosting Japan’s International Forum on the FutureCity Initiative (FCI) Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the Portland Art Museum. The FCI, which was launched in 2011, now includes 11 cities designated as “Future Cities” and 23 cities under “Eco-Model Cities.” High-level Cabinet officers, municipal leaders, and technology and real estate development firms representing different districts…

The 3rd APA Annual Awards for Excellence in Sustainability

The American Planning Association´s Sustainable Communities Division, in partnership with the International and Urban Design & Preservation Divisions, is pleased to announce the call for nominees for the 3rd Annual Excellence in Sustainability Awards.  These awards honor projects, plans, policies, individuals, and organizations who are dedicated to supporting and growing sustainable communities. More… Apply by February 29, 2016

ISOCARP Logo Design Contest

ISOCARP is holding an international logo design contest to create a new image that reflects a global society. Deadline: May 14th, 2016. The winner will be awarded in September 2016 at our 52nd International Planning Congress in Durban, South Africa. The winner will have his or her registration fees waived for the Congress. The contest is…

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