Call for paper abstracts and competition opportunity for graduate papers on urban poverty in the developing world.
Students from around the world are invited to participate in a student design competition for Kenya’s towns.
Teams of masters students are invited to tackle the challenge of urbanisation. Money prizes up for grabs.
The Global Urban Innovators initiative selects the top 15 most innovative startups and social enterprises that use technology to tackle the biggest urban challenges of our time.
The Des Baker 2015 architectural student design competition addresses the theme of future African cities through film.
The Organisation International de la Fancophonie, through its Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York and the Francophone Institute for Sustainable Development ( IFDD ) is launching an international media and journalism competition on the theme of Sustainable Development (French).
For the 5th year, the Fondation Alliance Française is organising its international photography competition. This year, the famous French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand will be support the competition and the theme is Climat, Etat d’urgence (Climate, state of emergency).
Submit to the Writivism Short Story Prize before 30 April.
To encourage a new generation of urban policy makers and promote early career research, USAID, International Housing Coalition (IHC), World Bank, the Wilson Center, and Cities Alliance are co-sponsoring the sixth annual paper competition for graduate students, seeking abstracts on urban poverty in the developing world. Winning papers will be published and selected authors will be invited to present their work in a policy workshop to be held at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. in January, 2016. The grand prize winner will also receive $1000.
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is to hold its flagship, high-level Annual Governance Weekend from the 21-23 November 2014 in Accra, Ghana. The focus of the weekend will be the Ibrahim Forum. The theme of the discussions will be “African Cities”. Projections estimate that Africa will enter its ‘urban age’ by 2035 when 50% of its population … Continued