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Agenda for Meeting 007 – Import/Export – James Kostaras, I2UD

We are pleased to announce our first import/export session, to be held at BSA Space on Friday, March 13, 2015, 8:30-10:00am. We will be hosting James Kostaras, registered architect and Senior Fellow at the Institute for International Urban Development (I2UD). James will present the work of his organization whose mission is to promote sustainable urban and regional development in Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. I2UD, a non-profit multi-disciplinary organization, provides technical assistance to cities in developing countries, challenged by rapid urbanization, urban poverty and impacts of climate change with funding from the World Bank, UNDP, UN-HABITAT and other international multi-lateral organizations and foundations. He will discuss the challenges and opportunities for design professionals interested in working in the international development field.