Rio de Janeiro is confronted with urban challenges characteristic of those faced by rapidly growing major cities.
The fifth World Cities Culture Forum will be taking place in Moscow (October 5-7, 2016). It will bring together representatives of 31 major cities for high level talks aimed at sharing experience and expertise and formulating long-term policies that put culture at the heart of future city planning and development.
Hanoi has long remained a ‘sleeping beauty’. Today, to affirm the influence of its capital, the Vietnamese government broadens its regional area and has approved the revision of its regional plan on 6 May 2016.
The IAU île-de-France is an official partner with the UN-Habitat. It signed up the World Urban Campaign Paris Principles and provides expertise as a lead partner in the WUC Steering Committee.
For more than thirty years, the IAU îdF has shown interest in the relations between urbanization and climate. It started producing knowledge on urban microclimates in relation with water quality, air quality, vegetation cover, and well-being in cities.