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On June 8, IBM and the Architectural League of New York will debut ‘City of Systems‘ – a suite of short films that offer a creative look at the interconnected systems that help New York City function as one of the most vibrant and populous cities in the world. Thought leaders from urban planning, media, architecture, academia and technology will convene to open a dialogue about potential points of synergy and dissonance between smart systems and the design of the built environment.

In conjunction with the launch event, the suite of videos will premiere on UrbanOmnibus.net. Just released this week, check out the “Bridge” video with this post for a sneak peek at what’s to come.

An estimated 1 million people around the world are moving into cities each week; experts predict population in the world’s cities will double by 2050. But urbanization and the increase in data is also creating unmanageable complexity, unsustainable waste, and unnecessarily high expenses. Cities face aging infrastructure, declining budgets, changing populations, and increasing threats.

IBM continues to invest significant time and resources into this critical need to modernize and revitalize city infrastructures, and is collaborating with cultural institutions, such as the Architectural League of New York, to bring thought leaders in design and urbanism together to share knowledge and expertise on this cross-disciplinary effort. The short film series is intended to trigger discussion about urban infrastructure and various ways to optimize the systems that support – and shape – urban life.

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June 8, 2011
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UPEACE launches a New MA Programme in Sustainable Urban Governance and Peace

Programme will be conducted in partnership with UN-HABITAT

San José, Costa Rica. June, 2011. The University for Peace (UPEACE) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme will launch a new Master of Arts Programme on Sustainable Urban Governance and Peace (SUGP)at UPEACE´s Costa Rica Campus, beginning in August 2011.

http://www.upeace.org/academic/masters/sugp.cfm

This first edition of the SUGP has the working sub-title “Urban Risk and Resilience – Managing Urban Stress” and will focus on the abnormal impacts cities receives from climate change, environmental events and urban violence.

The programme will provide in depth analysis of concepts, methods and review lessons learned from practice and explore policies to address these negative impacts on cities through innovative means, including practices of Social Risk Management in Public, Private, People Partnership (PPPP) frameworks.

SUGP is a full time, 12 month, 40 credits MA programme. Of these credits, 24 are to be earned through accomplishing mandatory courses and a practicum, 8 are earned from elective courses, and 8 are earned through the accomplishment of a graduation project/internship with UN-HABITAT in field projects. This MA programme, is designed to prepare policy- and decision-makers at all levels (municipal, national, regional, global) for twenty-first century urban challenges, and to provide communities and urban liability advocates with theoretical and practical skills to help them meet their personal and professional goals and aspirations.
People who are interest can take one or more modules of the MA programme. To apply to this programme please visit http://www.upeace.org/admissions/general.cfm or call (506) 2205-9097.

History and Background of UPEACE

Efforts to establish the University for Peace began at the United Nations under the leadership of the President of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Carazo. On the 5th of December, 1980, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted resolution 35/55.

UPEACE’s activities include: teaching, research, distance learning, and outreach. The University for Peace system also includes offices in Addis Ababa, Geneva, Manila and New York and partnership agreements with numerous other institutions worldwide. The Costa Rica campus serves as a laboratory for the UPEACE system in curriculum development and face-to-face-teaching programmes.


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