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Localising SDG 11 Through Inspirational Advocacy

By |July 27th 2021|Categories: Global Urban Debates|Tags: , , |

Can design drive positive change? This was the question at the core of London’s Design Biennale 2021. Laura Puttkamer was there and gives you the latest on the future of the urban designs that are here to change the world.

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Meeting the Challenge of Gender Equality in Burkina Faso

By |July 22nd 2021|Categories: Economic Development, Youth & Gender|Tags: , , |

In Burkina Faso, women are taking up the challenge of diversifying their professional choices. With the support of CFIAM, they are proving that non-traditional occupations are not the exclusive domain of men. Bernard Zongo shares the main lessons learned.

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Strengthening Community School Structures to Attain Quality Education in Mzuzu City, Malawi

By |July 20th 2021|Categories: Youth & Gender|Tags: , , , |

Tizgowere Msiska outlines how the REHAAT Initiative is advancing SDGs on the local level in Mzuzu City, Malawi.

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Localising the SDGs through Architecture: Examples from a Sustainable Public School in Chile

By |July 15th 2021|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Youth & Gender|Tags: , , |

Al Borde Architects showcase how architecture can play a vital role in implementing the SDGs on a local level.

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Positioning Medellín for a more Sustainable Future

By |July 13th 2021|Categories: Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , , |

Many transitional cities have worked hard to develop planning tools that make a difference in people’s lives. And while Colombia’s “City of Eternal Spring”, Medellín, has made significant progress, it should now take it to the next level to become fully compatible with global sustainability agendas. By Santiago Mejía-Dugand

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Integrating Water and Sanitation with Wider Slum Upgrading

By |July 8th 2021|Categories: Governance & Finance|Tags: , , , |

Sam Drabble, Sara Márquez Martín, and Jane Weru explore how water and sanitation can and should be better integrated with wider slum upgrading initiatives.

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Localising the SDGs: A Call for Urban Equality as a Guiding Principle

By |July 6th 2021|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , |

Localising the global Sustainable Development Goals presents key challenges to policymakers everywhere. An ‘Urban Equality lens’ however, may help navigate some of the tensions, contradictions, and gaps in the Agenda. By KNOW Investigators

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Which Governance Factors Drive Urban Zero-Carbon Transformation?

By |July 1st 2021|Categories: Governance & Finance, Multi Stakeholder Partnerships, Municipal & Climate Finance|Tags: , , |

Urban climate action is essential for global carbon neutrality. A study by the German Development Institute has assessed the importance of stakeholder involvement, financing, and impact assessment for urban zero-carbon transformation.

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Co-Designing Resilient Recovery in Cities – New Partnerships for a New Era

By |June 29th 2021|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban Health|Tags: , |

Dana Omran from the Resilient Cities Network and Dr Nazmul Huq from ICLEI present the Resilient Cities Action Package (ReCAP).

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