May 10, 2007 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Panelists discuss the rapid state of urbanization and the health status of the urban poor in Asia and, specifically, in India, where the urban population is projected to expand from 328 to 550 million by 2026, and the urban poor are currently estimated at between 80 and 100 million.
April 26, 2007 // 8:30am — 1:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center International Center for Scholars and the Inter-American Foundation are pleased to present a half-day conference to share perspectives, experiences, and lessons regarding the best ways to promote gender equity and increase development effectiveness
March 27, 2007 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
March 26, 2007 // 1:30pm — 3:30pm
March 22, 2007 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
March 21, 2007 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
Diane Davis, Professor of Political Sociology, Associate Dean, School ofArchitecture and Planning, MIT; Rubem Fernandes, Anthropologist and Director of Viva Rio; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Caroline Moser,Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Washington, DC.
February 20, 2007 // 1:00pm — 3:00pm
Comparative Urban Studies Project (CUSP) hosts a seminar to discuss sustainable transportation services for the urban poor.
January 24, 2007 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
Carola Hein, Bryn Mawr College; Ronald K. Vogel, University of Louisville; Merry White, Boston University; Ted Gilman, Harvard University
January 23, 2007 // 8:00am — 10:30am
Gordon McGranahan emphasizes the importance of local and community engagement in the provision of water and sanitation services for the urban poor.
September 14, 2006 // 9:00am — 3:00pm
Jockin Arputham, president of the National Slum Dwellers Federation in Mumbai, India; Sheela Patel, Director, Society for Promotion of Area Resource Centers (SPARC), Mumbai; Robert Neuwirth, Author, Shadow Cities; Cate Ambrose, Chief of Advocacy and External Relations, Secretariat of the High Level Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor; Robert Buckley, Lead Economist, Transport and Urban Development Department, The World Bank; William Cobbett, Manager, Cities Alliance; Edesio Fernandes, Associate Lecturer, Development Planning Unit, University College of London and CUSP Advisory Board Member; Martim Smolka, Senior Fellow and Director, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy