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close this bookHabitat Debate - Vol. 5 - No. 2 - 1999 - Construction and Architecture (HABITAT, 1999, 60 p.)
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International Year of Older Persons
Organizer: United Nations Secretariat, New York, USA

28-30 July 1999
Workshop on “Law and Urban Space”
Johannesburg, South Africa
Organizers: The International Research Group on Law and Urban Space (IRGLUS) and the Centre for Applied Legal Studies of the University of Witwatersrand

24-27 August 1999
Sub-regional Workshop on Local Government Capacity-building Strategies in South Asian Countries
New Delhi, India
Organizers: UNCHS (Habitat) TCBS with HSMI New Delhi and CLGF London

5-9 September 1999
Fourth Global Conference on Ageing
Palais des Congres de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Organizer: International Federation on Ageing and the Fourth Global Conference on Ageing: Sponsored by AXE Canada, Government of Quebec and MERCK FROSST, Government of Canada
Contact: Conference Secretariart-JPdL, 1555 Peel, Suite 500,
Montreal, Quebec,
H3A 3L8, Canada,
Tel: 514-287-1248,

13 September-17 December 1999
Training Programme on “Architecture et urbanisme pour le dloppement”
Brussels, Belgium
Organizer: Centre d'des la Cambre in collaboration with la Cooperation belge et le Centre des Nations Unies pour les Etablissement Humains
Contact: Tomasz Sudra,
Tel: 254-2-623034, Fax: 254-2-624265,

18-23 September 1999
IFHP International Congress on “Connected Cities”
Glasgow, Scotland
Organizer: International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP)

11-15 October 1999
International Conference on Urban Poverty: Social Integration and Security for the Urban Poor
Yamoussoukro, Cd'Ivoire
Organizer: UNCHS (Habitat) in collaboration with the Government of Cd'Ivoire

24 October 1999
United Nations Day
Organizer: Department of Public Information (DPI), UN Secretariat, New York, USA

22-23 November 1999
Regional Workshop on the Role of the Private Sector in Housing Supply and Environment-Friendly Construction Practices
Vienna, Austria
Organizer: UNCHS (Habitat)
Contact: Baris Der-Petrossian, UNCHS (Habitat), c/o UNOV, Room D 1418,
P.O. Box 500, A-1400 Vienna, Austria,
Tel: 43-1-26060-3867,
Fax: 43-1-26060-5935,
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22-24 November 1999
International Workshop on Cities and Telecommunications
Durham, United Kingdom
Organizers: Centre for Urban Technology (CUT) and the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), University of Newcastle, U.K.


26-28 April 2000
Housing, Work and Development: The Role of Home-based Enterprises
Newcastle upon Tyne, Britain
Organizer: CARDO, University of Newcastle

10-14 July 2000
Urban Futures 2000: International Conference on Issues Confronting the City at the Turn of the Millenium
Johannesburg, South Africa
Organizers: University of the Witwatersrand, the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Council and other stakeholders
Contact: Lesley Stephenson, Conference Office, P.O. Box 327
WITS 2050, South Africa
Tel: (011) 716-5091
Fax: (011) 339-7835