Planners from across a dozen
Commonwealth nations attended a drinks reception in London on
Tuesday evening to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the
founding of the Commonwealth Association of Planners (CAP). Held at
the offices of the Department for International Develepoment (DFID)
the event was part of a two day conference.
Attendees included CAP President Christine Platt, Secretary
General Clive Harridge and the Government's Chief Planner, Steve
The Commonwealth Association of Planners is concerned with the
planning and management of settlements and regions across the
Commonwealth. Professional organisations of urban and regional
planners across the Commonwealth are members. CAP is a forum for
creative ideas and practical action to make healthy, attractive and
competitive towns, cities and regions.
How to join CAP
Membership of CAP is currently only open to institutes of
professional planners in Commonwealth countries, or countries
temporarily withdrawn from the Commonwealth. We are considering
other forms of membership - for example, for individuals or other
If your organisation is interested in joining CAP, please
(Drinks reception in London to mark 40th anniversary)
The current annual membership fee is £1(UK Sterling) per member
of your institute.
To see photos of the event please see here.
Visit the CAP web site here.