Monthly Archives: May 2011

New voice and helpful maps for youth, created by youth

Thanks to everyone who attended the “Put on the Map!” event on Saturday. See the Vancouver Sun article below. New voice and helpful maps for youth, created by youth.

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Durban Municipal Food Garden Project Targets Youth

This article was written by Barbara Dourley, one of our current CIDA IYIP interns based in Durban, South Africa.  Her work there focuses on the green economy.  The Durban project was partially inspired by the City of Vancouver’s urban garden project, which has 30 plots … Continue reading

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A new Official Plan for Colima: Working towards a better urban-rural integration

Jonathan Denis-Jacob is one of current CIDA IYIP interns based in Colima. His work focuses on Community and Urban Planning. ~  ~ The city of Colima, Mexico is now geared up for a new Official Plan. The Colima Institute of … Continue reading

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Managing Waste in San Fernando

Stu Campana and Clara Blakelock are our current CIDA IYIP interns based in San Fernando, Philippines. They recently managed to attract 80 youth from local universities to talk about waste management – nice work! ~  ~ Septage management, or the proper … Continue reading

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Sustainable Cities is recruiting our next round of interns!

Are you under 30, a Canadian citizen, and interested in doing an international internship? Look no further! Sustainable Cities is recruiting new interns for our CIDA / IYIP Program. The program is intended to address multiple goals: Provide high-quality experiences in … Continue reading

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Promoting Youth Opportunities in Durban’s Green Economy

Barbara Dourley is one of our current interns based in Durban, South Africa. Her work focuses on green economy. Thanks, Barbara! ~  ~ On Friday, April 15th, Imagine Durban co-hosted a Youth in the Green Economy Roundtable with Youth in … Continue reading

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