Dublin joins UN Women in ‘Global Safe Cities Initiative’

In February 2013, the 8th WACAP Forum was held in Dublin, Ireland on the theme of Making Cities Smart, Safe and Sustainable. The Forum explored the use of smart technologies and performance measurement systems that can contribute to sustainable development and the evolution of innovative city approaches to promote safety, with a key focus on poverty reduction. The event was expected to bring together 1,000 high level delegates, including mayors, municipal civil servants, innovators at the … [Read more...]

IRELAND, Dublin to Host 8th Forum of Cities Against Poverty

Dublin to Host 8th Forum of Cities Against Poverty Making Cities Smart, Safe and Sustainable to be key focus of the forum   Geneva, 1 October 2012—On World Habitat Day, the United Nations Development Programme has announced the host city of WACAP8 will be Dublin, Ireland. The WACAP8 forum will take place on 20-21 February 2013. The World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP) was first launched in 1996 as a global network of municipal governments. Its ambition is to address the … [Read more...]

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