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Organizations relating to Urban

European Association for Urban History / Est. 1989
Council for European Urbanism / Est. 2003
Nordic Urban Design Association / Bjírndalstrae, Norway / Est. 2006
Association pour la promotion de l'enseignement et de la recherche en aménagement et urbanisme / Est. 1984
European Association of Urban Missions / Cesky Tesin, Czechia
Federación Iberoamericana Urbanistas / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2010
Urban Economics Association
International Environmental Technology Centre / Osaka, Japan / Est. 1992
International Research Group on Law and Urban Space / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1996
Regional Centre on Urban Water Management, Teheran / Teheran, Iran Islamic Rep / Est. 2002
YMCA World Urban Network
Centro Iberoamericano de Desarrollo Estratégico Urbano / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1993
CIVITAS / Szentendre, Hungary / Est. 2002
Nordic Urban and Housing Research Network / Aalto, Finland / Est. 1997
Asian Urban Research Association / Shippensburg PA, USA / Est. 1986
Salzburg Congress on Urban Planning and Development / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1965
Sustainable Project Management- Public-Private Partnerships for the Urban Environment / Rougemont, Switzerland / Est. 1994
International Seminar on Urban Form / Auckland, New Zealand / Est. 1996
Regional Network Office for Urban Safety / Pathum Thani, Thailand / Est. 2002
Network on Urban Research in the European Union / Duisburg, Germany / Est. 1989
Foro Latinoamericano para la Seguridad Urbana y la Democracia / Est. 2001
Urban Biodiversity and Design / Est. 2008
International Forum on Urbanism / Delft, Netherlands
NewCities Foundation / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 2010
European Centre on Urban Risks / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1998
Development Planning Unit / London, UK / Est. 1971
European Academy of the Urban Environment, Berlin / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1991
Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor / London, UK / Est. 2004
Centro de Estudios Urbanos y Regionales / Buenos Aires, Argentina
Institut africain de gestion urbaine / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1987
Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo / Naples, Italy / Est. 1981
International Institute for the Urban Environment / Delft, Netherlands / Est. 1989
Regional Centre on Urban Water Management / Cali, Colombia
European Institute of Urban Affairs, Liverpool / Liverpool, UK
European Association of Régies de quartier / Charleroi, Belgium
African Foundation for Urban Management / Dakar, Senegal
International Centre for Urban Safety Engineering / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 2001
International Bicycle Fund / Seattle WA, USA / Est. 1984
Center for Urban History of East Central Europe / Lviv, Ukraine / Est. 2004
European Network for Housing and Urban Development / Est. 2016
Asociación Latinoamericana de Escuelas de Urbanismo y Planeación / Est. 1999
International Association for Urban and Regional Research and Education
Urban Knowledge Network Asia / Leiden, Netherlands / Est. 2016
Fundación Latinoamericana de Transporte Público y Urbano
Community Learning Centres / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1993
European Institute for Comparative Urban Research / Leuven, Belgium / Est. 1990
International Research Network on Urbanism / Delft, Netherlands
International Ambiances Network / Grenoble, France / Est. 2008
Urbanistes du Monde / Lyon, France / Est. 2005
Urban History Association / Glenside PA, USA

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World Problems relating to Urban

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Urban slums
Uncontrolled urban development
Urban unemployment
Informal sector
Urban road traffic congestion
Urban-industrial air pollution
Imbalance between urbanization and industrialization
Inadequate urban water supplies
Uncontrolled physical expansion of cities
Threatened urban trees
Graffiti
Photochemical oxidant formation
Inadequate town planning
Rural-urban income differential
Defective municipal water delivery equipment
Unbalanced urban population density gradients
Absentee ownership
Shortage of urban land
Single-use urban areas
Urban fires
Endangered public reserves
Psychotic violence
Inadequate health care in urban slums
Inadequate urban political machinery

Action Strategies relating to Urban

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reconciling urban planning with availability of water resources
Greening urban environments
Developing sustainable transport systems in cities
Monitoring urban-industrial air pollution
Improving public utilities in urban areas
Implementing water and sanitation programmes for the urban poor
Strengthening education on urban energy and transportation services
Designing sustainable urban settlements
Implementing urban innovations
Establishing urban housing model
Improving services infrastructure in poor urban areas
Managing urban wastes
Extending waste management services to the unserved urban poor
Giving priority to primary environmental care in deprived urban and rural areas
Reducing urban air pollution
Managing urban environmental problems
Separating components of urban solid waste
Supporting public participation in urban environment improvement programmes
Developing smart communities
Developing urban employment
Improving health for urban poor
Freedom fighter
Informing public about importance of protecting urban water quality
Planning cities
Advancing urban development

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