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Metropolis news 2014 No.1
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7 pages

Summary:

- Metropolis starts strategic planning for the coming years

- Countdown for the new opening of the Metropolis International Training Institute in Seoul

- Metropolis will debate on Equitable Metropolises at the 7th edition of the World Urban Forum

- “No Regrets”: agreement of basic principles to face climate change in cities right now

- Meeting in Brussels with the ad interim Treasurer of Metropolis

- Madrid opens up the debate on Sustainable Urban Development with a Gender Perspective

- Calendar of events

Tags: Metropolis, newsletter, Newsletter March 2014, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2013 No.6
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9 pages

Summary:

- In loving Memory of Nelson Mandela, 18 July 1918 - 5 December 2013

- Why the world needs an urban sustainable urbanization goal

- Hyderabad promotes the 11th Metropolis World Congress in Barcelona

- Smart City Expo World Congress Attracts Numerous Metropolis Members

- “City and Gastronomy” Seminar Brings Together Representatives from Barcelona and Medellin

- World Health Organisation Kobe Center invites Metropolis to participate in the consultation on Urban HEART

- UN Women takes stock of the Millennium Development Goals as regards women’s empowerment

- Is your city an innovative one? Apply to the Guangzhou Award 2014!

Tags: Metropolis, newsletter, Newsletter December 2013, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2013 No.5
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7 pages

Summary:

- Metropolis to Participate in Smart City Congress in Barcelona

- Hyderabad Gears Up to Host “Cities for All”, the 11th Metropolis World Congress

- Paris invites Metropolis members to MITI seminar on GIS

- MITI Workshop engages regional cities of Middle East and West Asia

- The challenges of public-private partnerships raised in Rabat

- Local and regional leaders close the world summit with the Rabat Declaration

- Calendar of events

Tags: Metropolis, newsletter, Newsletter November 2013, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2013 No.4
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9 pages

Summary:

- Johannesburg hosts Metropolis Annual Meeting with great success

- Joburg releases the Caring Cities report

- Countdown for the 3rd World Forum of the Metropolis Women International Network

- Barcelona to host the presidency of the Metropolis Women International Network. Abidjan and Athens to host the vice-presidencies

- The World Summit approaches! Registration open up to September 20th!

- Mashhad invites Metropolis members to seminars on smart cities and strategic planning

- ‘Planning Partnerships for Sustainability’: Metropolis Initiative workshop takes place in New Delhi

- Calendar of events

Tags: Metropolis, newsletter, Newsletter September 2013, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2013 No.3
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6 pages

Summary:

- Learn more about the 2nd workshop of Metropolis Initiative: “Integrated Strategic Planning and Public Private Partnerships” in Delhi!

- Seoul will host the headquarters of the Metropolis International Institute

- Urban resilience, theme of debate at ICLEI

- The Indian International Certification Programme in Urban Management meets Metropolis

- Check out the web platform for UCLG'S World Congress 2013 in Rabat!

- Metropolis Initiative on Metropolitan Governance convenes leaders in São Paulo to discuss public-private partnerships

- Calendar of events

Tags: Metropolis, newsletter, Newsletter July 2013, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2013 No.2
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6 pages

Summary:

- What does it mean to be a “caring city”? Register and find out in Johannesburg beginning July 16, 2013!

- Register now and participate in the Urban Transport Policy Trial Training Program of the Metropolis International Institute

- Secretary of Science and Technology of Rio visits Metropolis

- Joan Clos successfully opened the Symposium “Safe Cities within the sphere of Public space and Gender”

- How to enhance the effectiveness of post-2015 MDG financing?

- Metropolis engaging Urban India in connecting with Global Cities

- Calendar of events

Tags: Metropolis, newsletter, Newsletter May 2013, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2013 No.1
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6 pages

Summary:

- Save the Date! Metropolis Annual Meeting&Board of Directors Meetings Joburg
- Paris Plays Host to the Global conference of Local elected Women
- One year of the Metropolis Initiatives! Check out the videos for more information
- Metropolis Initiatives on Metropolitan Governance: 2012 Activities outcomes and 2013 objectives
- Outcomes of the Metropolis Board of Directors Meetings and Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation.

- Calendar of events

Tags: Metropolis, newsletter, Newsletter February 2013, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2012 No.4
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6 pages

Summary:

- Register now! Countdown to the Metropolis’ Board of Directors and International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou, 14-17 November 2012)- The Brazilian cities of Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo host several Metropolis Initiatives actions
- Metropolis and UCLG gather members, partners and experts to set a renewed city-to-city learning agenda- Take the Initiative! - First meeting of the Metropolis Initiative on Integrated Strategic Planning and Public Private Partnerships
- Successful World Urban Forum closes in Naples and Seventh Session heads to Medellin- Metropolis takes part at the Local Authorities meeting organized by the UIM under the theme "Gender Equity in Local Public Policy"
- Marcelo Ebrard, Mexico City Mayor, is elected President of the Global Network on Safer Cities
- Metropolis Initiative “Integrated Strategic Planning and Public Private Partnerships” meets in New Delhi
- Calendar of events
Tags: Metropolis, Newsletter October 2012, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2012 No.3
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6 pages

Summary:

- Mayors and Local Government Leaders Back the Role of Cities at Rio+20

- The Brazilian cities of Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo host several Metropolis Initiatives actions

- Metropolis Initiatives join the “I’m a City Changer” Global Movement promoted by UN-Habitat
- Take the Initiative! - First meeting of the Metropolis Initiative on Integrated Strategic Planning and Public Private Partnerships
- Metropolis and UCLG Agenda - 6th Session of the World Urban Forum “The Urban Future”
- Metropolis takes part at the Local Authorities meeting organized by the UIM under the theme "Gender Equity in Local Public Policy"
Tags: Metropolis, Newsletter July 2012, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2012 No.2. Initiatives
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6 pages

Summary:

- The Metropolis Initiatives kick off - Take the Initiative!

- Metropolis Initiative “Agile Cities” at the Rio Summit on Service Innovation in Cities

- Take the Initiative! First meeting of the Metropolis Initiative on Metropolitan Governance

- Metropolis Initiative on Climate Change meeting at ICLEI World Congress in Belo Horizonte

- Barcelona establishes the public/private basis to roll out Smart Cities

- Metropolis and the Kreanta Foundation sign agreement to work together on the Cátedra Medellin-Barcelona initiative

- Calendar of events

Tags: Metropolis, Metropolis Initiatives, Newsletter April 2012, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2012 No.1
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6 pages

Summary:

- The Metropolis Initiatives kick off - Take the Initiative!

- Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

- Local, regional and metropolitan governments towards Rio+20

- Metropolis celebrates International Women’s Day 2012 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Dilma Rousseff recognised for her work on women’s rights

- Invitation to the Training Seminars of the Metropolis Training Center – Middle East Branch

- Metropolis takes part in "Smart Cities for all" Seminar organized by the World Bank in Washington

- Calendar of events

Tags: Metropolis, Newsletter April 2012, Newsletters
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Metropolis news 2011 No.2
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6 pages

Summary:

- Countdown to the Metropolis World Congress (Porto Alegre, 23-26 November 2011)

- 1st Metropolis Asian Women's Network Forum (Seoul)

- Jean-Paul Huchon candidate for a new term as President of Metropolis

- Appointment of the new Acting Secretary General of Metropolis

- Global city network Metropolis engaging with Urban India

- Calendar of events

Tags: Metropolis, Newsletter November 2011, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2010 No. 2
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Summary

- X World Congress of Metropolis – Cairo 2011

- Board of Directors – Barcelona 2010

- Global Fund for Cities Development (FMDV) Meetings 

- Commission Meetings and International Activities

- Metropolis Awards 2011

- Calendar of Events

Tags: activities, award, Barcelona 2010, board of directors, c1, Cairo 2011, commissions, FMDV, newsletter, UN-Habitat, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2010 No. 1
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8 pages

Summary:
- Outcomes of the Metropolis Board of Directors meeting, Moscow 21-24 May 2009
- Launch of the Global Fund for Cities Development
- II Metropolis International Women’s Network Forum
- Commission Meetings and International Activities
- New Members
- Calendar of Events

Tags: activities, Barcelona 2010, board of directors, Calendar, commissions, FMDV, members, Women Network, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2009 No. 2
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8 pages

Summary:
- Outcomes of the Metropolis Board of Directors meeting, Moscow 21-24 May 2009
- Partnership for Urban Innovation Launch Meeting
- Metropolis Website Redesign
- Forthcoming Commission Meetings and International Activities
- New Members
- Calendar of Events

Tags: activities, board of directors, C5 (’09-’11), Calendar, commissions, members, Moscow 2009, urban innovation, Web, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2009 No. 1
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12 pages

Summary:
- Outcomes of the 9th Metropolis World Congress, 22-25 October 2008
- New Strategic and Action Plan 2009-11
- Forthcoming Board of Directors Meeting: Moscow, 21-24 May 2009
- Restructuring of the Metropolis Secretariat General
- Calendar of Events

Tags: action plan, activities, board of directors, Calendar, congress, Moscow 2009, Secretariat General, Sydney 2008, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2008 No. 2
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8 pages

III Metropolis Awards:
-  First Prize: Berlin. Neighborhood Mothers
-  Second Prize: Canton. Conservation Plan for the Historical District of Xin He Pu
-  Third Prize: Belo Horizonte. Vila Viva Program. Aglomerado da Serra
-  Special Mention: Porto Alegre. Vila dos Papeleiros – Santa Terezinha
-  Other projects presented

Tags: award, best practices, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2008 No. 1
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4 pages

Summary:
-  Preparation for the 9th World Congress - Sydney, 22-25 October 2008
-  Commission 1 Meeting in Paris
-  Metropolitan Regions Conference in Sao Paulo
-  International Activities and Meetings
-  Calendar of Events

Tags: activities, C1 (’09-’11), Calendar, commissions, congress, Sydney 2008, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2007 No. 3
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4 pages

Summary:
-  Conclusions of the Last Metropolis Board of Directors Meeting held in Antananarivo from 17 to 19 September 2007  
-  Summary of Commissions 2, 3 and 5 Meetings
-  International Activities and Meetings
-  Calendar of Events

Tags: activities, Antananarivo 2007, board of directors, Calendar, commissions, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2007 No. 2
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12 pages

Summary:
-      Summary of the Metropolis Board of Directors Meeting held in Antananarivo from 17 to 19 September 2007
-      Summary of Commissions 3, 4 and 5 Meetings
-      International Seminar on Eco-regions
-      International Activities and Meetings
-      Appointments
-      Calendar of Events

Tags: activities, Antananarivo 2007, board of directors, commissions, eco-regions, Indicators, members, urban mobility, urban regeneration, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2007 No. 1
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4 pages

Summary:
-  Summary of the Metropolis Extraordinary Board of Directors Meeting
-  Biography of the New President
-  Metropolis World Report
-  Cities Bank
-  Appointments
-  Calendar of Events

Tags: board of directors, Calendar, FMDV, members, President, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2006 No. 2
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4 pages

Summary:
-  Conclusions of the Last Metropolis Board of Directors meeting
-  Summary of Standing Commissions and Training Activities
-  Appointments
-  Metropolis website upgrade
-  Calendar of Events
 

Tags: board of directors, Calendar, commissions, members, Toronto 2006, Web, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2006 No. 1
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4 pages

Summary:
-  Board of directors of Metropolis Meeting in Toronto
-  Commission 3 and Commission 6 Meetings
-  Study on Metropolitan Regions
-  Launch of the new Action Plan 2006-2008
-  International Activities and Meetings
-  Appointments

Tags: action plan, activities, board of directors, commissions, members, metropolitan regions, Toronto 2006, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2005 No. 2
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6 pages

Summary:
-  Conclusions of the 8th World Congress of Metropolis, held between the 11th and the 15th of May 2005
-  II Metropolis Award
-  Abstracts of the Standing Commissions, Parallel Events, Women’s Congress and Youth Congress
-  Calendar of Events
 

Tags: award, Berlin 2005, Calendar, commissions, congress, Women Network, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2005 No. 1
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4 pages

III Metropolis Awards:
-  First Prize: Antananarivo. Redevelopment of the Districts in the Southwest of the Capital
-  Second Prize: Seoul. Reform of the Bus System
-  Third Prize: Alexandria. Solid Urban Waste Comprehensive Management Project
-  Special Mention: Berlin. Energy Saving Agreement in Berlin
-  Special Mention: Brasilia. Samambaia: An Example of a Human Settlement
-  Special Mention: Montreal. Quartier International
-  Other projects presented

Tags: award, best practices, Newsletters
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Metropolis News 2002 No. 1
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12 pages

 

Metropolis Awards 2002:
-  First Prize: Istanbul. Golden Horn Environment Protection Project
-  Second Prize: La Havana. Integral Rehabilitation of Old Havana
-  Third Prize: Montreal. Multimedia City
-  Special Mention: Addis Ababa. Neighbourhood Infrastructure Development and Upgrading Project
-  Special Mention: Rio de Janeiro. Reforestation in Low-Income Comunities
-  Special Mention: Seoul. Transparency through iT
-  Other projects presented
Tags: awards, Newsletters

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