- Tuesday, 25/11/2014
As a founding member of CIPC (International Centre for the Prevention of Crime), METROPOLIS was in Palermo from 17 to 19 November, where the 11th International Colloquium was held. A number of member cities, including Barcelona , Brussels, Madrid and Montreal attended this international event, which focused on crime prevention in a world on the move.
- Wednesday, 19/11/2014
Marrakesh City Council, FMDV (Global Fund for Cities Development) and UCLG Africa (United Cities and Local Governments of Africa) have chosen to mobilize African local and regional authorities and their partners, to attend the Summit for the Financing of African cities, « Financing African Cities:Agenda, Alliances and Solutions » on December, 11th and 12th.
Organized for the first time in Morocco, hosted by Marrakech City Council, this exceptional thematic conference represents the unmissable gathering of both local and national policy-makers, and public opinion leaders from African economic and financial world. Download the program here.
- Friday, 07/11/2014
For the third year in a row, METROPOLIS will take part in the Smart City World Congress, to be held in Barcelona from 18 to 20 November 2014. This is the key international event on smart cities that brings together experts and leaders who seek to provide groundbreaking solutions to improve the quality of life of cities and the people who live in them.
- Register now for the International Experience Exchange Workshop Integrating different scales of planning towards sustainable development projectsFriday, 07/11/2014
Cairo's Housing and Building National Research Center (HBRC), Regional Center for Africa of the METROPOLIS International Training Institute (MITI), invites METROPOLIS members and partners to join its next seminar which takes place December 15-18, 204, in Cairo and will focus on International Experience Exchange Workshop Integrating different scales of planning towards sustainable development projects.
Metropolitan cities are becoming complex, having multi scale nodes, complex road networks, and various community needs.The ability of cities to adapt and be resilient in facing that rapid growth is questionable. Challenges, needs and potentials differ starting from the metropolitan scale or regional scale to the city scale, and then the local scale.