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Events
- Past and upcoming

Canada-Guyana Partnership for Community Planning Closing Event and Hand-Over Ceremony

The final Canada-Guyana Partnership for Community Planning event took place March 6th, 2012 in the form of a Closing Event and Hand-Over Ceremony. This event marked the end of all C-GPCP activities and included a hand-over of all the project outputs and continuing activities to Central Housing & Planning Authority.

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Caribbean Urban Forum 2012: Planning to Achieve the Vision... Towards a Green Urban Economy, March 14th - 16th, 2012 in Kingston, Jamaica

With the mandate of advancing a Caribbean Urban Agenda and best practices among planning professionals, the Jamaica Institute of Planners (JIP) will be hosting the 2nd annual Caribbean Urban Forum 2012: Planning to Achieve the Vision…Towards a Green Urban Economy (CUF 2012) from the 14th – 17th March, 2012 at the Jamaica Conference Centre, Kingston, Jamaica.

This Forum is one in a series of regional events organized by the Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management (CNULM), in association with the Caricom Secretariat. It is also being organized in conjunction with the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and American Planning Association (APA). We will be showcasing examples of good planning and urban management practices from across the Caribbean. Moreover, the Forum will serve as the launching pad for the Caribbean Planners Association (CPA). Conference Outcomes

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Second Issue of CH&PA's "Community Buzz" Quarterly Newsletter Released

The second issue of the Community Buzz, a newsletter produced by the joint efforts of the C-GPCP and the CH&PA was published in January 2012. This quarterly newsletter is intended to highlight the importance of local communities in the planning process and increase the CH&PA's transparency and accountability through better communication with the public. The newsletter also enhances C-GPCP's branding and showcases the efforts to promote good planning practice in Guyana.

Click here to access the second issue of Community Buzz.

Click here to access the first issue of Community Buzz.

Making it Work: Planning in a Connected World. CIP/API Conference, July 10th - 13th, 2011. St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

The 2011 Conference of the Canadian Institute of Planners explored themes around work, the changing nature of our working world, how the changing nature of work is redefining place and influencing community design and how the planning profession is responding.  The conference brought planners, architects, academics, engineers and policy makers from around the world together to explore how planning is taking advantage of new technologies, partnerships, practices, and theories to provide guidance and leadership to the communities we serve. For more information about this event, please visit the Conference website.

To view the presentation made by staff from the CH&PA at the Conference, click here.

International Conference on Establishing a Caribbean Urban Agenda and Meetings of the Working Group on Regional Professional Collaboration in Planning

The Canada-Guyana Partnership for Community planning teamed up with the Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management (CNULM), the CARICOM secretariat and the American Planning Association (APA) to host an international conference in Georgetown, Guyana from April 6 – 9, 2011.

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Certificate-Based Training Program

The Canada-Guyana Partnership for Community Planning (C-GPCP) proudly concluded the first phase of its Certificate Based Training Program with an award ceremony on April 6, 2011.

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International Conference on Low Carbon Development and Community Planning

The International Conference on Low Carbon Development and Community Planning was successfully held Guyana from June 15 to 18, 2010. The event was hosted by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA), the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and the Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management (CNULM) under the EduLink Project in association with the University of Guyana (UG).

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An International Congress – Climate Change + Communities: A Call to Action. October 2-5, 2010. Montreal, Canada.

The Canadian Institute of Planners Climate Change + Communities Conference will bring together planning professionals from Canada and other countries to address the transnational planning issues of climate change. There will be a series of keynote presentations throughout the conference as well as dozens of concurrent sessions. The aim is to create a forum for detailed discussion and case studies that will build on the overall conference content, so that attendees are able to take away solid, useful and applicable information to address the effects of climate change on communities and community planning. For more information, please visit the Canadian Institute of Planners’ “Planning for Climate change” website.