ForUm is a Network for Urban Future in Southeast Asia which is linking Southeast Asian and German experts. The network is sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
The Urban Challenge
Challenges and problems of urban and peri-urban regions and their development is becoming more and more apparent. Conflict prevention and crisis management are crucial factors. Cities are subject to increasing socio-economic vulnerability as well as socio-spatial and institutional fragmentation, segregation, disparities and conflicts.
Network of Southeast Asian and German Experts
Networking of Expertise and Experiences
Networking for a North-South-South Co-operation
Networking for Conflict Prevention
Networking for Life Long Learning
Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany
Universities, Development Agencies, Urban Planning, Government and Non - Government Bodies, Economy, etc.
Summer Schools and Expert Seminars, Scientific Presentations and Discussion, Regional Case Studies, Best Practises Excursions, Authentic Field Expertise, Postgraduate Trainin
Prof. Dr. Frauke Kraas, University of Cologne, Institute of Geography