Posts Tagged: urban

Open Consultations with the Secretary General of the Habitat III Conference

The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) will seek renewed political commitment for sustainable urban development, assessing accomplishments to date, addressing poverty and identifying as well as new and emerging urban challenges in a global setting. Thus, the Conference will focus on adjusting, innovating and transcending the Habitat Agenda, while building on relevant international development goals, including those outcomes of major United Nations conferences and summits. 

City of Milan wins prestigious transport award

Paris/Leipzig – May 20, 2014

The Municipality of Milan in Italy is the winner of the 2014 Transport Achievement Award for its ‘Area C’ urban road pricing scheme.

The Transport Achievement Award is awarded annually by the International Transport Forum at the OECD, an intergovernmental organisation for the transport sector with 54 member countries.

Urban Mobility in India

The Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo is an annual event with the overarching theme which runs across all the aspects of urban mobility and is organized by the Institute of Urban Transport (India) under the aegis of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. UMI is mandated by the National Urban Transport Policy of the Government of India, 2006 (NUTP). The objective of UMI is to bring together urban transport professionals and officials in the country as well as international experts to enable them to share views and to share their experiences.