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In Memoriam – Prof. Dr. Jef. Van den Broeck (1940-2019)

“On 27 November, the International Society of City and Regional Planners lost one of its most respected long-standing active members. Jef Van den Broeck was an Honorary Professor at the University of Leuven, Belgium, and honorary lecturer at Artesis University College in Antwerp, Belgium. He is the former CEO of the ‘Studiegroep Omgeving’ in Antwerp…

UNESCO 4th International Conference on Learning Cities

With the adoption of the Medellín Manifesto during the 4th International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC), members of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) pledged to boost inclusion in their communities in the coming years. The conference, whose theme, Inclusion – A principle for lifelong learning and sustainable cities, has set the path for a renewed focus…

World Town Planning Day turns 70. Share your story with us!

via GIPHY Since its foundation in 1965, each year on 8 November, ISOCARP has heralded World Town Planning Day. WTPD 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. While we has just waved…

Endorsed event: Balkan Biennial call for young planning professionals – BRANDING TERRITORY THROUGH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “DECODING BALKAN” WORKSHOP on BRANDING TERRITORY THROUGH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT – SMEDEREVO CITY There are cities which became the capital by their development through history, and others that were built to be the capital. Smederevo is one such town. The last Serbian medieval capital, it was the last attempt to protect the glorious Serbian…

The Routledge Handbook of International Planning Education

The Routledge Handbook of International Planning Education Abingdon: Routledge, ISBN 978-1-138-95877-7 The Routledge Handbook of International Planning Education edited by Nancey Green Leigh, Steven P. French, Subhrajit Guhathakurta and Bruce Stiftel is the first comprehensive handbook with a unique focus on planning education. Comparing approaches to the delivery of planning education by three major planning education accreditation bodies in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom, this…

Report: International Literacy Day – UNESCO Monday 9 September 2019

The International Literacy Day takes place every year at UNESCO Head Quarters since 1967, and nowadays all around the world. Its main objective is the for literacy in policies and practice in order to achieve inclusion in multilingual contexts. Read the report by Janine Marin, ISCARP Representative to UNESCO.

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