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World Town Planning Day

On 8 November 2014 World Town Planning Day will be celebrated all over the world. It 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. It is a special day to recognise and promote the role of planning…

ISOCARP featured in Scape Magazine

The current issue of Scape Magazine #14 features an article on 50 years of ISOCARP as well as an interview with member Dhiru Thadani.  

Vacancy at ISOCARP: We are looking for a web editor

Vacancy: ISOCARP WEB EDITOR   Background The successful candidate will be a person who has an editorial approach in developing smart and attractive communications in online products and publications and a strong interest in the development of town and regional planning issues at international scale. This person is an innovator of the latest technologies with…

Call for Vice President Members and National Delegations

At the last elections the position of Vice President Members and National Delegations was not filled in. Therefore President Milica Bajic-Brkovic  launched a new Call for this post. She is looking forward to receiving nominations by ISOCARP Members. Her letter, the post description as well as the nomination form are below. Call_Elections_2014_Letter_Vice President VP Member…

Ric Stephens President-elect

  The outcome of the ExCo elections 2014 is the following: Ric Stephens will be President from 2015-2018. Short bio CONGRATULATIONS RIC!   The following VPs were (re)-elected: Vice President ISOCARP Institute (2014-2017): Khalid El Adli, Egypt Vice President Publications (2014-2017): Shi Nan, China Vice President Technical Assistance (2014-2017): Shipra Narang Suri, India Vice President UPATs…

51st ISOCARP Congress, Netherlands, 19-23 October 2015

For the 51st ISOCARP Congress ISOCARP is going back to its roots. The Society was founded in the Netherlands in 1965. This is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on planning. Many countries are struggling in the global economic crisis and urbanization is radically reshaping cities around the world. This is therefore a critical time…

ISOCARP President appointed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

ISOCARP President Milica Bajic Brkovic was appointed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon member of the High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/08/secretary-general-assembles-high-level-advisory-group-sustainable-transport/.

Call for Expression of Interest Abu Dhabi and Al Ain  

ISOCARP Intensive Training Program for Young Planning Professionals Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, United Arab Emirates The candidates have been chosen.  ISOCARP is in negotiation regarding the organization of further trainings for the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council as well as for the Al Ain Municipality. The trainings are to be organized in the months…

In memoriam: David C. Prosperi

David Prosperi passed away on 4 August 2014 after having two heart attacks within a few days. He was 65 years old.   David was Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida Atlantic University with a specialization in urban and regional theory and particularly in the use of systems and critical methods to understand, evaluate,…

ISOCARP to lead the way towards HABITAT III

During the ongoing seventh session of the World Urban Forum in Medellin, ISOCARP was elected to lead two important groupings related to UN-HABITAT. Vice President Shipra Narang Suri was elected co-Chair of the World Urban Campaign (www.worldurbancampaign.org), a platform that brings together a wide range of organisations representing professionals, civil society, the private sector, and other groups…

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