It is an understatement to say that it is an exciting time to be working on urban parks at a global scale. We have done a lot, but much more remains to be done. The world urban population will double from 3.5 billion to over 7.0 billion in the next 40 years. This represents a magnificent opportunity as well as enormous responsibility to support the development of parks and open spaces as critical elements in creating vibrant cities and healthy communities where all citizens will live happier.
So being involved and Making a Difference has been a theme for World Urban Parks in 2018.
World Urban Parks, is where World Parks Leaders Grow Here – World Urban Parks provides the numerous opportunities for all of us to lead.
It is with great pleasure that I announce the:
- International Large Urban Parks Award
- Parks Week 2018
- Distinguished Individual Award
Further details regarding these are in this Newsletter.
Also, World Urban Parks is proud to be a partner of the upcoming first International Congress of Urban Parks in Mexico (25-27 April, 2018) and is very appreciative of the leadership provided by the National Association of Parks & Recreation Mexico. I look forward to seeing you there.
Make a difference, amplify your voice, multiply your action and join World Urban Parks.