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URGENT training at SKUAST-K
  • 2024-05-22
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir is receiving the students of Pondicherry University for an intensive training "Exploring Urban Green Dynamics: Spatial, Floral and Ecological Perspectives" organised under the URGENT project.
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URGENT winter school at the University of Pondicherry!
  • 2023-12-06
We are delighted to invite you to explore the dynamic world of urban resilience through the lens of cutting-edge spatial technologies. Our upcoming Summer School, titled "Spatial Technologies for Urban Resilience: Empowering India and Mongolia" (12-25 February 2024, Pondicherry, India)  is a unique opportunity for graduate students and PhD scholars to delve into the realms of Remote Sensing, GIS, mapping, and monitoring.
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URGENT Lecture Series
  • 2023-10-05
International open lecture on urban nature-based solution, green-blue infrastructure, and liveable city   .
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A new PhD position open to URGENTgraduates!
  • 2023-05-12
Estonina University of Life Sciences is opening a PhD position 'Ecosystem disservices in cultural landscapes: evaluation, monitoring and integration to spatial planning'. It is aiming to explore ecosystem diservices in urban environments, including in the locations of the URGENT project.
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Consultation Workshop on Indian Stakeholder Interactive Platform
  • 2022-12-13
The consultation workshop (National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi, 14 December 2022) aims at forming an effective national Stakeholder Interactive Platform (SIP) bringing different stakeholders for developing understanding, awareness and shared agendas.
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Special Issue in Sustainability journal on URGENT topics
  • 2022-12-05
The Special Issue ""Frontiers in Ecosystem Services: Planning the Changing Urban Landscapes" (editors, Viviana Pappalardo, Daniele La Rosa, University of Catania, Italy) aims to cover the latest frontiers in managing ecosystem services to support real-life decision-making processes at the levels of spatial planning, urban policymaking, and urban landscape design, in light of current challenges faced by cities worldwide.
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URBAN_learn launched in the user mode!
  • 2022-11-23
We have finished the development of the URGENT URBAN-learn collaborative learning platform that is fully available now in the user mode. The platform is the first stop for accessing URGENT curriculum deliverables and for sharing them between project partners.
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URGENT talk at Seminar organized by Polytechnic University Santa Maria (Chile)
  • 2022-09-26
  Dr. Daniele La Rosa (University of Catania) participated at the Seminar “Urban Climate and Environment” organized by the Polytechnic University Santa Maria (Chile) the last 26th of August with a invited talk on “Green Infrastructure for urban cooling: high-resolution scenarios based on urban morphology and environmental predictor model”.
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PhD opportunity in Italy
  • 2022-07-16
PhD opportunity in Italy   Dear Colleagues, I would like to bring your attention to the new Call for Applications for the PHD Program “Evaluation and mitigation of urban and territorial Risks” that has been just published, offering 8 scholarships for the 3 years PHD program.
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The URGENT-Mongolia team has organized a consultation meeting
  • 2022-01-23
   The URGENT-Mongolia team has been organized “Urbanization and the environment – 2021: Issues and solutions” consultation meeting on December 16, 2021. The aim of the consultation meeting was hear, collect stakeholders idea on the following 6 sub-topics.
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URGENT Lecture Series
  • 2022-01-20
Urban Green in City Development Plans Speakers Shri Lovelesh Sharma (National Institute of Urban Affairs) Dr Neeru Bansal (CEPT University) Join with Google Meet https://meet. google.
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A video introduction on the URGENT project
  • 2022-01-02
For the ERASMUS DAY -2021, a video introduction of the URGENT project has been developed.  Thanks to a NUM colleague who always make very attractive videos. Link .
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An URGENT-relevant conference session and talk
  • 2021-12-20
An URGENT-relevant conference session and talk have been held on September 9th, 2021. .
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Seminar organised by the Estonian Ministry of Environment
  • 2021-12-20
An interesting seminar that is highly relevant to the URGENT project has been organised by the Estonian Ministry of Environment on June 3rd, 2021.     .
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Online event by Italian colleagues
  • 2021-12-20
An important online event that is highly relevant to our project has been shared and held by our Italian colleagues on April 28th, 2021.       .
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Inception seminar in Mongolia
  • 2021-12-20
The inception seminar of the URGENT project has been virtually organized on 23 April 2021. In total, 28 participants from 5 organizations joined the seminar, and 12 presentations were introduced. Several important topics, including the national management issue, course accreditation process, e-learning platform, e-course development, e-science, the partners' experience, and input to the project output have been discussed and agreed on several ways of efficient collaboration to the successful implementation of the project.
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Urban forest in Ulaanbaatar
  • 2021-12-20
The Ministry of Environment has reported that the Urban forest in Ulaanbaatar city will be opened in May of 2021. The Urban forest project is the joint implementation of Mongolia and Korea.
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The green city action plan of Ulaanbaatar
  • 2021-12-20
Ulaanbaatar is the first city in Asia to join the EBRD’s Green Cities. https://www. ebrdgreencities.
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A paper in the international scientific journal
  • 2021-12-20
Co-manager of the URGENT project, Anton Shkaruba and his colleagues just published a paper in the international scientific journal. The paper is very relevant to the project. Congratulations! Link .
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ERASMUS+ CBHE projects meeting
  • 2021-12-20
The European Union funded CBHE ERAMUS+ projects in Mongolia 2021 has been virtually organized on 19 March 2021. Mr. Traian HRISTEA, Ambassador, Head of European Union delegation in Mongolia, and Mrs.
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The training on Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • 2021-06-21
The upcoming training on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) organised with joint efforts by the University of Bremen, University of Tartu, University of Catania, and University of Halle-Wittenberg.
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The URGENT kick-off online meeting
  • 2021-03-03
The URGENT kick-off online meeting was held between 10 and 12 March 2021 using ZOOM. All 15 partners of the URGENT project from 5 countries Germany, Italy, Estonia, Mongolia, and India, were participated and presented their organizations.
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The Grant holders meeting of ERASMUS+ CBHE
  • 2021-02-25
The Grant holder's meeting of ERASMUS+ Capacity Building in Higher Education has been virtually organized between 25 and 29 January 2021. Several important topics, including Capacity Building in Higher Education: Current and future prospective by Ralf Rahders Head of Unit, EACEA, Designing the future: role and responsibility of Higher Education Institutions by Prof.
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