Articles by Werner Soors

Werner Soors is an ITM staff member

“Change comes from the heart of the world”

Posted in articles by , and on October 21, 2016

Once every twenty years the United Nations brings together thousands of participants from member states to garner and secure political commitment, review past commitments, address and identify challenges towards sustainable urban development. This week, Quito (Ecuador) played host to the UN’s third conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Habitat … Read more »

Of Zika and other demons…

Posted in articles by and on February 26, 2016

Zika virus is making headlines all around the world. In Latin America, Zika caused little less than a turmoil. In less than a year, perception veered from one more dengue-like discomfort to that of a devilish threat, particularly so since its possible association with microcephaly. Not unsurprisingly in times when … Read more »