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Final Presentation of the YPP Workshop in Moscow available now

The Final Presentation of the Young Planning Professionals’ National Workshop in Moscow, Russia is now available for download from the ISOCARP website. The YPP workshop took place in Moscow, Russian Federation, from 8-13 December 2014. The theme of the workshop was REDEVELOPING THE MOSCOW EXHIBITION CENTER (VDNH). Follow this link to read about the workshop, download the presentation,…

ISOCARP Member Bill Twitchett passed away

IN MEMORIAM:  WILLIAM (Bill) TWITCHETT  –  1932-2014 On 7 December, our Society lost one of its most dedicated and long-standing members when Bill Twitchett died of cancer in hospital in Bapaume, France.  He was 82 year old, and although born in Australia he spent most of his life living, working and studying in France.  His…

President Milica Bajic Brkovic, member of the UN SG High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, attended the Advisory Group meeting in New York

The UN SG High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport held its first meeting at the UN Headquarters on November 17-18 2014. The aim of the twelve member Advisory Group is to promote accelerated implementation of sustainable transport, aligned closely with the objectives of inclusive and equitable growth, social development, protection of the global environment and…

Awards for former ISOCARP SG Alex Macgregor

Former ISOCARP Secretary General Alex Macgregor won the first and third Award in the category Urban projects and Realizations for his proposal for a Maritime Museum for the City of Glasgow (1st Award), and the design for street lightening for the historic town of Helensburgh in Scotland (3rd Award) at the 23rd International Urban Planners’ Exhibition,…

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…

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