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November 8, 2017

World Town Planning Day 2017

Each year planners around the world engage in activities on November 8, World Town Planning Day, in an effort to raise awareness of the importance of planning in their communities. The day is...  Read more »
September 19, 2017

Habitat III Update for Fall 2017

Report on the World Urban Campaign and Habitat The World Urban Campaign brings together a variety of interests, disciplines, and geographies to support the efforts of UN Habitat to improve the...  Read more »
April 26, 2017

Habitat III Update for Spring 2017

Global Planners Network encourages each member to share how they are engaging their own colleagues in an effort to both share the results of Habitat III and find ways to inform local plans with...  Read more »
November 8, 2016

GPN Partners Engage at Habitat III

Habitat III — held October 17-20, 2016, in Quito, Ecuador — achieved its goal with the adoption of the New Urban Agenda by acclamation. Consensus among 193 countries on a recommended path forward  Read more »
October 13, 2016

Call for Abstracts – PIA 2017 Congress

The call for abstracts is open for the 2017 National Planning Congress. The 50th Congress – to be held in Sydney on 3-5 May brings together planners and allied professionals from around the...  Read more »