The Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (PLANADES) represented by its Executive Director, Prof. Dr. Tabassam Raza and Dr. Dina C. Magnaye, Dean of the School of Urban and Regional Planning- University of the Philippines, will be attending the Spring Workshop in TU Dortmund, Germany entitled “Planning in Germany and Pakistan: Responding Challenges of Climate Change through Intercultural Dialogue” on 18-26 June 2023. Further, Ms. Lendl Meniado, Project Development Officer of PLANADES, will also join the said Workshop.
The Project aims to start and stimulate dialogue between the students and young academics from Germany and the higher education institutes in Pakistan. It targets modernization of teaching, promotion of skill development of young academics, identification of teaching and research areas of shared scientific interest, and establishing networks and cooperation regionally and internationally. This project will be implemented by the Department of Spatial Planning (TU Dortmund University) in partnership with 3 Pakistani Universities: University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, Department of City and Regional Planning; Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), Department of City and Regional Planning; National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, with two departments: Architecture Department and Development Studies Department and funded by DAAD.