Monthly Archives: January 2012

Traffic Lights in Dakar

Rebecca Chaster is one of our CIDA / IYIP interns who is just finishing up a 6-month placement in Dakar, Senegal, where her work focused on Geographic Information Systems (GIS). ~  ~ As a fully licensed, (almost) accident free, nine-years-experienced Canadian driver, … Continue reading

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The Difficulty of Participation

Jonathan De Luca just finished a 6-month internship in San Fernando, Philippines. His work their focused on waste management. His post here is an honest look at some of the difficulties encountered in true participatory planning, but also in his … Continue reading

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“Learning for Life” Demonstration Project in Durban

Dane Labonte is just finishing his 6-month SCI internship posting in Durban, South Africa, where his worked focused on the green economy. ~  ~ Sustainable Cities International funds demonstration projects around the world through partner organizations. The Learning for Life … Continue reading

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Engaging 11-year olds in urban mobility – Practice makes perfect

This is a wonderful post one from one our interns in Colima, Mexico. Jessica Moore is completing her 6-month stay in the city, where she has been working on community development. Below she shares some invaluable tips that are helpful for … Continue reading

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A visual feast of youth’s vision in Campbell River

Beautiful! As part of the Youth-Led Development Project in Campbell River, a local artist and graphic facilitator (Jill Banting) created this visual representation of the Youth Action Committee’s vision for their city. Since the kick off weekend workshop in October, … Continue reading

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