State of Commonwealth Cities Symposium

Come and Celebrate the cities of our Commonwealth at this exciting international event. This is a chance for you to share ideas and inspirations for planning and designing resilient cities. Planners, policy makers, city stakeholders and decision makers from around the world are invited to share ideas and hear from others how cities are being […]

Young Planners Network Essay Competition 2011 – Brisbane, Australia

The Commonwealth Association of Planners (CAP) is hosting an essay competition supporting the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in October 2011. Funding will provide successful entrant(s) attendance at the „State of the Commonwealth Cities Symposium‟ conference on October 20-21 2011, in Brisbane, Australia ahead of CHOGM. Download the pdf information by […]

NITP 42nd Annual Conference 2011

THEME: “PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN PHYSICAL PLANNING AND THE PROVISION OF URBAN SERVICES IN NIGERIAN CITIES. ”   SUB THEMES: The Role of Private Sector in Physical Planning and Sustainable Management of Nigerian Cities Sustainable Municipal Waste Management as Panacea for Economic Development and Wealth Creation: The role of the Private Sector. Urbanization and the Challenges […]

New e-learning course: “Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning” available and open for registration

September 1 – October 19, 2011 (Apply by August 11, 2011) After a successful launch in early 2011, the World Bank Institute is offering the updated version of the Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning course under the new World Bank e-Institute. This course demonstrates how urban practitioners, policymakers, and city managers can effectively utilize policies […]


The World Cities Summit is a Premier event that brings together leaders and policy makers with expertise in their fields to identify innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges facing cities today. The theme of this year’s 2010 summit is ‘livable and sustainable cities for the future’. The event focuses on leadership and governance, eco-friendly […]

The NITP Blog. Welcome.

A blog is a personal diary. A daily pulpit. A collaborative space. A political soapbox. A breaking-news outlet. A collection of links. Your own private thoughts. Memos to the world. So the NITP blog is a place where Town Planners can read notices, news and thoughts from select members of the Institute. You can comment […]


I came across this article today and find out is a perfect case of Planning at Federal Level.  The Federal Government of Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Works, Housing and Urban Development should learn a lesson from this. Your comments are welcome.  Kabir M. Yari >Federal smart growth SEATTLE – Members of President Obama’s […]