Dear Colleagues, Partners and Members, 100 years ago one of the Founding Organizations of UCLG, International Union of Local Authorities, held its first Congress in Gent Belgium. This Union became the ‘nerve centre’ for city international relations and marked the beginning of the international municipal movement. In the framework of the preparation for this Centenary that we […]

Mayor of Montréal’s Democracy Award 2013 (In French)

(Translate this page for IPAM) LAURÉAT 2013 Le 2 mai 2013, le maire de Montréal, M. Michael Applebaum, en présence de Mme Jocelyne Bernier, présidente du jury, a dévoilé le nom du lauréat de la deuxième édition du Prix du maire de Montréal en démocratie, soit Culture Montréal. Culture Montréal Fondé en 2002 par des Montréalais engagés, Culture […]

Social Justice and the City : 40th Anniversary Celebration

The Graduate Program in Design and Urban Ecologies at Parsons The New School for Design and The Center for Place Culture and Politics announces the 40 Year Anniversary Symposium of David Harvey’s Social Justice and The City (1973 – 2013), Saturday, May 4 from 10am – 6pm at The New School, 66 West 12th Street, […]

1st world summit of local governments for the right to the city

Following the 1st World Summit of Local Governments for the Right to the City which took place in Saint-Denis and Aubervilliers in France, December 11th and 12th 2012, we would like to inform that the press release and the final declaration are now available. Press release Final declaration We would like to remind you that […]

World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders

International Summit of Cooperatives 2012 The first International Summit of Cooperatives was a huge success—so successful, in fact, that the three hosts are talking about organizing another Summit in 2014. For more information : To the members of UCLG To the Secretaries General To the Vice-Presidents of United Cities and Local Governments For information: […]

A Celebration of 65 Years of UrbanPlanning Education at McGill and in Canada (Faculty of Engineering)

General information: Description: 8:30 a.m. Registration, light breakfast 9:00 a.m. Words of welcome 9:15 a.m. Lecture: The Trials & Ttribulations of Planning Under the authority of Me. Marc-André LeChasseur, prosecutors and defense lawyers will, with the assistance of a group of expert witnesses, conduct the (bilingual) trial of urban planning in front of a jury […]