Sustainable development in the metropolitan century: where do we stand one year after Habitat III?

By | 2017-10-27T17:12:12+00:00 October 27th 2017|Categories: GLOBAL URBAN DEBATES|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One year has passed since the historic adoption of the New Urban Agenda, two since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda. Is the implementation of the agendas on track? What are obstacles and how can we improve the process?

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Live from Quito, Day 2: Inter-municipal partnerships

By | 2017-10-14T15:56:38+00:00 October 19th 2016|Categories: GLOBAL URBAN DEBATES|Tags: , , , , , |

Strengthening cities as actors for sustainable development is one of the main targets of the New Urban Agenda. Inter-municipal partnerships, which enable cities to learn from each other, where at the heart of yesterday's discussions in Quito. Read URBANET's report to find out more!

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Integrated Resource Management in Asian cities: The Urban Nexus

By | 2017-10-25T22:01:31+00:00 October 11th 2016|Categories: CLIMATE CHANGE & RESILIENCE, GREEN & SMART DEVELOPMENT, URBAN NEXUS|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The "Urban Nexus" is a theoretical and technical approach to integrated urban development. It introduces innovative and environmentally-friendly engineering solutions to improve the physical infrastructure of cities, and also promotes people-centered development. Our authors Ruth Erlbeck and Ralph Trosse describe how a low-cost, climate change resilient pilot house was built in the Philippines as part of the Nexus project.

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