The South African Planning Institute (SAPI) is proud to host the 5th Planning Africa conference from 17 to 19 September 2012 at the International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa. —————– The Conference has grown in stature and relevance. It is now a key knowledge exchange platform for policy makers, development practitioners, planning specialists, and researchers […]

Communique from the Oshogbo Conference, NITP 2011

Communiqué of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) held in Oshogbo, Osun State between Wednesday 26th and Saturday 29th October 2011. The Conference was declared opened by the Executive Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola ably represented by his deputy, Otunba Titlayo Laoye-Tomori. Attendance at the conference spanned […]

New e-learning course: “Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning”

New e-learning course: “Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning” available and open for registration February 13 – March 30, 2012 (Apply by January 24, 2012) After a successful launch in early 2011, the new Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning e-learning course developed by the World Bank Institute is being offered under the World Bank e-Institute. This […]

THE ABUJA DECLARATION 2011 (The CAP/NITP West African Conference)

The CAP/NITP West African Conference was held at the Nicon Luxury Hotel Abuja, from the 12th -15th of sept, 2011. Delegates from Ghana, Gambia and Nigeria, the host country attended the conference. A lead paper and 9 support papers were presented. The theme of the conference was “INCLUSIVE PLANNING FOR SUSTAINABLE HUMAN SETTLEMENTS: THE WEST […]

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 […]