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  • The City of Medellín, Colombia, has been conferred the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2016 for its remarkable transformation over the past two decades. The IFHP President was part of the council that selected the winning city.

    ABOUT IFHP

    We are a global network of people passionate about making better cities. We work with our community to address urban challenges and opportunities, and to provide new perspectives and ideas for the cities of tomorrow. 

     
  • The IFHP has welcomed Britain’s oldest housing and planning charity, the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) as its newest national chapter. The TCPA will act as a national focal point of the IFHP for members and interested individuals in the UK. 

    ABOUT IFHP

    We are a global network of people passionate about making better cities. We work with our community to address urban challenges and opportunities, and to provide new perspectives and ideas for the cities of tomorrow. 

     
  • The next Ordinary IFHP Council Meeting is to be held on Friday 3rd June 2016 from 09:00 – 12:00 hours in Copenhagen, in conjunction with the IFHP Council Summit taking place from 2 - 3rd June, 2016.

    ABOUT IFHP

    We are a global network of people passionate about making better cities. We work with our community to address urban challenges and opportunities, and to provide new perspectives and ideas for the cities of tomorrow. 

     
  • As a well-established international NGO, IFHP has been engaged in transnational cooperation and has been connected to the UN system for decades. On this page you can read about the present transnational work which is part of the preparatory process towards Habitat III and about why playing a role in The New Urban Agenda is a relevant objective for IFHP in the years to come.  
     
    ABOUT IFHP

    We are a global network of people passionate about making better cities. We work with our community to address urban challenges and opportunities, and to provide new perspectives and ideas for the cities of tomorrow. 

     

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08. April 2016
IFHP seeks cities as partner for The Housing Academy to host an implementation lab in 2016-17 as well as actively engage in labs in other cities.

Pre-workshop Oslo Lab: Ideas for an Integrated City

10. May 2016
A pre-workshop as preparation for the Oslo Lab, conceived as an occasion to explore the current pattern of residential segregation in Oslo, to define specific research questions that will be explored in the course of the year and will constitute the basis of the Lab in September. 

Inspiring Future Urban Innovations

8. June 2016
Inspiring Future Urban Innovations will engage a panel of experts to debate the key mechanisms and principles behind innovative urban solutions. 

Vester Voldgade Digital Interaction Pilot Project

9. June 2016
Led by the Alexandra Institute, this pilot project will explore how data can become an interactive element within the streetscape of Vester Voldgade in Copenhagen.
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