Shanghai, 28 Sept 10
Around 330 representatives of cities, major ICT companies, academic institutions, professional and international organizations from 50 countries attended a Global Forum on City Informatization to discuss innovative application of the latest computer technology for city management.
Nairobi, 23 Sept 10
The 46th International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) Congress officially closed on Thursday with a challenge to spatial planners to help in the fight against skewed distribution of capital investments.
Shanghai, 14 Sept 10
The United Nations Pavilion welcomed its two millionth visitor last Tuesday. What was to be a stroll through the Expo Park, turned out to be an auspicious day for the 26 year-old Peng Liu from Xuzhou, Jiangsu province who was singled out from the crowd of visitors waiting outside as the two millionth person to visit the pavilion since the start of the Expo.
Durban, 14 Sept 10
With an accelerated pace of urbanization which is projected to result in over 300 million new urban dwellers in the next 20 years, planners in Africa are faced with the daunting task of ensuring that the development takes place in an orderly manner.
Shanghai, 11 Sept 10
Ahead of the closing of the Shanghai Expo next month, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Pavilion, Mr. Awni Behnam, took part in a forum to discuss the legacy of this international event. Held earlier this week in Shanghai, the forum gathered key media, private sector, university and Expo representatives.