EASTERN REGIONAL ORGANISATION FOR PLANNING AND HUMAN SETTLEMENTS
(EAROPH) AUSTRALIA INC.
Photos: Above left our 2017 AGM held in Melbourne on 6th May. Above right, Jane Stanley, President of EAROPH Australia addressing the New Urban Agenda Conference on 5th May at Melbourne Convention Centre.
EAROPH Australia holds annual meetings in various regions of Australia. In May 2017 our meeting, in Carlton, was attended by members from across Australia as well as EAROPH representatives from the International Office in Malaysia. EAROPH was also one of the sponsors of the Implementing the New Urban Agenda Conference on 4th-5th May held just before the AGM.
Download our paper on the NUA.
Building Capacity for the New Urban Agenda
This year EAROPH is focusing on implementing the New Urban Agenda approved by the UN Habitat III conference in Quito in November 2016.
On 7th-8th September EAROPH are a sponsor of the International Housing Forum in Singapore, with the International Federation of Housing and Planning and hosted by the Housing Development Board (HDB). The International Housing Forum (IHF 2017) is a two-day event that focuses on the theme of ‘Sustainable Planning, Inclusive Communities’. The Forum will discuss ways to advance the United Nations’ New Urban Agenda through policy, planning, design and technological interventions. Follow the link to register for the Singapore Housing Forum.
EAROPH REGIONAL CONFERENCE 2017
This coming November 6 - 8, 2107 EAROPH will be coming to the Philippines to hold its 50th EAROPH Regional Conference in Seda Hotel, Vertis North, Quezon City with the theme “Between Vision and Reality: The Path Towards the Sustainable City”
EAROPH Australia is the Australian national chapter of EAROPH which is a non- governmental multi-sectoral civil society organisation encompassing the private, public and academic sectors and was established in 1960 to foster the exchange of insights and experiences among countries in the EAROPH region.It promotes a better understanding of Human Settlements and encourages excellence in planning, development and management to improve the quality of life and sustainability of human settlements.EAROPH Australia's vision and focus document can be found here.