Tag Archives: Sustainable development

Including citizens in the planning and design of public spaces: Successes and Challenges in Colima, Mexico

By Michael Vieira ~ ~ In Mexico, the Institute of Planning for the Municipality of Colima or el Instituto de Planeación para el Municipio de Colima (IPCo), recognizes the value and strength of the citizen with regard to sustainable approaches … Continue reading

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The Colima River Project

Colima City is the capital of the state of Colima which is located in Western Mexico on the Pacific coast, sharing its borders with the state of Jalisco and Michoacán. Most of the municipality is located in the Valley of … Continue reading

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Imagine Durban Hosts the 2011 Sustainable Living Exhibition

Dane Labonte is one of our current CIDA IYIP interns based in Durban, South Africa. His work there over the next 6 months will focus on the green economy. ~  ~ Imagine Durban, hosted the Sustainable Living Exhibition from September 2-4, 2011. … Continue reading

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The power of an idea

Brendan Baines is working in Colima, México in Networking and Partnerships El Instituto de Planeación para el Municipio de Colima (IPCo) has recently undergone a rebranding effort. Under the label Imagina Colima, IPCo has two goals: increase public interaction and awareness … Continue reading

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Sustainable Cities Interns lend a hand to the 350 Movement

Meghan Larson is a Sustainable Cities : PLUS Network CIDA IYIP intern based in the City of San Fernando, Philippines. On 10/10/10, people at 7347 events in 188 countries got to work on the climate crisis. It’s no surprise that Sustainable Cities interns … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Cities in a Climate-Damaged World

Written by Marc Stoiber, SC Board Member & VP of Green Innovation at Maddock Douglas. (original post here) “There’s no alternative to sustainable development.” So began a 2009 article in Harvard Business Review. Although the message was aimed at business, it applies … Continue reading

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The Dichotomy of Development – Community Vs. Individual

Thoughts on international Migration from the World Youth Conference by Brendan Baines. The World Youth Conference in León, México is an event set up to engage youth around the world on 13 issues of development (one of which being international … Continue reading

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