IFLA News – Issue 41

uyyuyIFLA News Issue 41 is out with news of Capacity Building in Education – Teleconferencing Option in Nigeria, written by Tunji Adejumo, President of IFLA Africa. You can get it here as a PDF here or online here.

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IFLA Europe ratifies “World Global accord: adaptation for a changing world”

Screen Shot 2017-07-05 at 14.29.37IFLA Europe ratified the “IFLA World Global accord: adaptation for a changing world” at their General Assembly in Bucharest.

IFLA Europe joined the efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to shrink demands for energy and to advance renewable sources of energy. The profession of landscape architecture can do much to advocate for improved resilience through advancements in public transportation, enhancement of urban canopy and expansion of green infrastructure.

You can read the accord here.

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Invitation: Symposium: 5th IFLA Africa Conference

INVITATION_ENTo register click here. For more information about the conference contact Carey Duncan, AAPM Delegate to IFLA.


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IFLA News Issue 40

1305 SMEN FUJIC100 _0015IFLA News Issue 40 is out – with news from James Hayter IFLA treasurer. You can get it here as a PDF here or online here.

Last call for WDS proposals

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Announcing the Last Call for proposals!

The Submissions keep rolling in

  • over 700 submissions from over 50 countries
  • 88 topics covered
  • already 270 speaker proposals approved

Due to overwhelming response and continued interest in ‘the call’, The World Design Summit Organization and their Scientific and Professional Committee have decided to open for a LAST and final call.

The WDS are now accepting submissions until August 6th, 2017 – do not miss your chance to show how design is transforming t

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Meet the first members of the IFLA Advisory Circle

Advisory CircleIFLA is delighted to announce the first members of the freshly launched Advisory Circle have been confirmed. Our appeal for professionals to participate in the Circle was to harness the expertise of those working in landscape architecture and related disciplines to support IFLA in developing institutional responses to national, regional and international developments that affect landscape architecture. 

Meet the Advisory Circle members:

Gayle Souter Brown


Recognised international leader in land

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WDSO meeting gathers 17 major international organisations in Paris


On 16-17 June, the World Design Summit Organization (“WDSO”) hosted the second of two Pre-Summit Meetings in Paris, France.  These meetings offer a collaborative, global partnership platform for international organizations to meet around their common cause: creating a better world for all by harnessing the power of design.

IFLA President Kathryn Moore was a participants in the World Design Summit (WDS) Meeting along with other international organizations representing design and design-related

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LI conference demonstrates the power of the profession

li-conference-delegates-696x475The LI have described events at their recent conference as demonstrating the ‘power of the profession’

They say ‘Speakers at this year’s Landscape Institute conference demonstrated the ability of professionals to make a positive difference, in projects as diverse as a flood relief strategy for the North East, a series of massive interventions in China and ways of thinking about parks to ensure that they provide as much benefit as possible to refugees’

The conference, titled Landscape as Infrastr

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Major new landscape and infrastructure study at Birmingham City University

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AAEAAQAAAAAAAA15AAAAJGI2NmRjODYwLTM3MjUtNGM5OS05MzRiLWZkYzJiZWI1NDAyYwBirmingham City University is launching a major new study looking at an integrated and cohesive approach to landscape and infrastructure. They are looking for a Research Fellow to contribute to the study: Focusing on the problems of long term social, economic and environmental costs/damage that have sometimes resulted from traditional development practices, this research aims to place quality of life and sustainability-oriented transformation of the region at the top of the political agenda.


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Latest World Council Information

World Council Information June 2017 copyYou can get the most recent update on the 2017 World Council here.

World Council Declaration and Proxy Form

To register for the IFLA World Council, please complete the following document:

World Council Declaration and Proxy Form

This form must be signed by the President of your member association and submitted to admin@iflaonline.org or in person before the opening session of the World Council, no later than 08:00am on Sunday 15 October 2017.

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IFLA News – Issue 39

CSEP_photo Chile copyIFLA News Issue 39 is out – with news of IFLA Americas celebration of international landscape Architecture month.  You can read it online here or get it as a PDF here.

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IFLA News – Issue 38

mela copyIFLA News issue 38 is our with news of the IFLA Middle East conference. You can download it as a PDF here or read it online here.

IFLA World Congress Update – Issue 3

activate your design power Our latest World Congress update is out – get it as a pdf here or read online here.

IFLA News Issue 37

1206 lndn Z100_0011IFLA News – issue 37 is out with calls for your stories – share them with IFLA! you can download it as a PDF here or read it online here.

Second call for proposals closes 4 June 2017

change world through design

Our second call for proposals ends next Sunday, June 4thAlready over 500+ innovative ideas submitted!

If you are working on a paper, a concept or a project which demonstrates the tremendous transformative power of design to create viable solutions for the global social, economic, cultural and environmental challenges, you should submit it!

Join speakers from 25 countries

Hundreds of speakers from Chile, China, France, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa,

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RI-VISTA – Call open for thematic papers – Costal Lanscapes

Ri-Vista_NEW CALL for papers_02-2017 copyRi-Vista, Research for Landscape Planning – new call for papers

Ri-Vista is an open access semiannual journal in electronic format. It operates through international call for papers and double blind peer review. Founded in 2003, since 2014 Ri-Vista is part of the scientific journals of the Department of Architecture of the University of Florence and in 2015 a second series was launched. The journal deals with Landscape Architecture in a traditional disciplinary openness to the contributions of s

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IFLA News – Issue 36

1208 PT ZBW100_0006IFLA News – Issue 36 is our with news of the Professional Requirements and Education Possibilities (PREP) survey. You can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

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IFLA News – Issue 35

Friends of IFLAIFLA News Issue 35 is out with news on the Friends of IFLA scheme. You can download it as a PDF here and read online here.

CSLA Climate Change Position Paper

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CSLA Adopts a Revised Climate Change Position Paper. You can find out more here.

CSLA Announces the Recipients of the 2017 Awards of Excellence

4_96pppThe CSLA has announced the Recipients of the 2017 Awards of Excellence: The Rimouski Breakwater Development is awarded the Jury’s Award of Excellence. More details can be found here.

IFLA 2017 World Congress Information – Issue 2

WDS speaker banner copyThe second issue of the World Congress bulletin is out providing IFLA members with information they need in the run up to the 2017 World Congress. You can download it as a PDF here or read it online here.

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Open call for the nominations for the position of Chair of the Landscape Architects Without Borders (LAWB) Working Group

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IFLA News – Issue 34

0d9f591e-33d1-4ee0-a886-8f46851bf61eIFLA Issue – Issue 34 is out, with news about the IFLA Europe General Assembly.  You can download it as a PDF here or read it online here.

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IFLA News – Issue 33

2013-04-02 15.41.54IFLA News Issue 33 is out – with an update on the activities of the PPP Committee Working Groups. You can download it as a PDF here, or read it online here.

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