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"10,000 square meters of green roofs will be constructed on the Woudestein campus"
#greenroofs #sustainable #ihserasmus

Woudestein campus to get green roofs

“The need for capacity building is fully acknowledged by the NUA”
Jan Fransen - Head of Education and Training at IHS

IHS at Habitat3

Water is something so universal, yet so different from place to place. Here is a wonderful photo series, to serve as food for thought and fuel for action.

8 Photos that Show the Majesty and Vulnerability of the World’s Water

The German government pushes for a New Urban Agenda oriented towards the vision of the “lebenswerte Stadt”, i.e. a “liveable city”. But how do we define “liveable”? Authors Alexandra Linden, Astrid Ley and IHS academic staff Alexander Jachnow contend that it goes beyond “freedom from fear” and “freedom from want” as proposed by the UN. Liveability, construed as Quality of life shouldn’t just...
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Towards the liveable city

Oleksandra Tkachenko, a fresh IHS alumna, went to Quito for the Habitat III Conference. "As a compliment to IHS, I might say that I didn’t hear anything new in term of visions or theories, approaches. So our course was really following nowadays urban trends."
#ihsathabitatIII #urbanknowledge

IHS at HabitatIII: A fresh alumna’s perspective

Find out more about the latest urban trends and ideas from Els Keunen, our colleague who went to Habitat3
#ihsathabitat3 #urbanknowledge

news detail: EUR.nl

Find out more about the latest urban trends and ideas from Els Keunen, our colleague who went to Habitat3
#ihsathabitat3 #urbanknowledge

news detail: EUR.nl

Dr. Peter Scholten, Coordinator of the PhD programme at IHS, is representing IHS at COP 22, between 7 and 18 November. On invitation from the CECOEDECON NGOs coalition and the Ministry of Environment, he delivered a presentation in the India Pavilion, on Pre-2020 Actions and Ambition.
To follow up on HabitatIII, Researchers and Academia commit to contribute to the implementation of the NUA by sharing knowledge and building capacity, while calling for the creation of mechanisms for multi-stakeholder exchange of knowledge. Find more about it here: [ Goo.gl Link ]
#newurbanagenda #habitat3 #ihsathabitat3
Habitat III concluded and this is a good moment to look further in the future at possible courses of action. Have a look at the article below for more information
#HabitatIII #urbanknowledge #ihsathabitatIV

Habitat III is over, but will its New Urban Agenda transform the world's cities? | Huffington Post

The IHS newsletter for November is out! You can read more about our training in Yangon, some urban research inputs from our PhD candidate, Daniel, find out insights from Habitat III and last but not least, check out some job openings! Read more below!

IHS newsletter | November 2016

The first phase of research for the State of African cities 2017 report has generated some interesting insights, that were discussed by Prof. Dr. Ir. Ronald Wall and Jos Maseland at a Habitat III side event. This was organized by IHS and UN-HABITAT. Read more below!

Expert dialogue on the impact of foreign direct investment in African cities at HIII

#WorldCitiesDay is the perfect day to remember how urban management can make cities work. What does that mean? Have a look at the infographic below!

Infographic: Why does the world need Urban Management?

IHS has a vacant position for an academic staff member in the Urban Land Governance thematic area! Read more below and please share it if you know someone suitable!

Academic staff position in the Urban Land Governance thematic area: IHS.nl

Hello Quito! The last three days were inspiring at Habitat III, sadly today we reached the last day of the event. To finish things properly, we would like to remind you about our last event which will take place in the Netherlands Pavilion, 17:00-18:00. See you there
Good Morning Quito! See you again today at our events at Habitat III in the Dutch Pavilion and at the Global Dutch Alumni Café!
IHS regularly organizes refresher courses all over the globe. The most recent one in South Africa, aimed to make participants understand the competitive position of African cities within the global and regional economy, with a focus on urban and regional food security. Read more below! cc: EP-Nuffic

NUFFIC Refresher Course on Agricultural Revolution and Urbanization in Africa

Monday, 17 October 2016, Quito Ecuador -Around 100 urban professionals attended the 3rd Biennial Award Ceremony of the IHS AI Urban Professional Awards 2016 at the Habitat 3 Conference. #ihsurban #Habitat3 #urbanknowledge #iloveurban

More information about the awards in this link:
[ Ihs.nl Link ]
We are going all the way for the new urban agenda: IHS staff participating around the clock in #Habitat3 #iloveurban #urbanknowledge. Check today's session on 'mapping out academia's commitment to the new urban agenda' and so much more.