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Spotlight on: Young Voices

Leave No One Behind – A Promise to the Urban Poorest

By |August 23rd 2022|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Youth & Gender|Tags: , , , , |

Leave on one behind is a catchy phrase which is used in various contexts so often that one might forget it is also a promise. One that is unfulfilled, Franka Bernreiter argues and reminds us that neither slums nor the responsibility to create sustainable cities are exclusive to the Global South.

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Spotlight on: Young Voices

Empowering the Next Generation of Urban Changemakers

By |August 19th 2022|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban & Metropolitan Governance, Youth & Gender|Tags: , , , |

Young people have fantastic ideas how to create liveable cities of the future - we need an environment that fosters their creativity, says Mario Raimundi Pruss from the Young City Makers Programme.

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The World Cities Report – Which Road Will We Take?

By |August 16th 2022|Categories: Climate Change & Resilience, Global Urban Debates, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , , |

Ben Arimah presents UN-Habitat’s World Cities Report 2022, the crossroads we're at, and the options we've got.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: WORLD URBAN FORUM

World Urban Forum 11: Now is the Time to Transform National Urban Policies into Local Action

By |July 4th 2022|Categories: Global Urban Debates|Tags: |

Laura Puttkamer concludes URBANET’s spotlight on the eleventh session of the World Urban Forum in Katowice, Poland.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: WORLD URBAN FORUM

Transforming Our Cities for a Better Urban Future: Can We?

By |June 28th 2022|Categories: Climate Change & Resilience, Global Urban Debates|Tags: , , , |

Climate change is the biggest challenge our cities are currently facing. Lance Jay Brown on the urgent need to transform them – and on the many ideas on how to do it.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: WORLD URBAN FORUM

The World Needs to Get to Grips With Urban Crisis Response

By |June 17th 2022|Categories: Global Urban Debates|Tags: , , |

Filiep Decorte, Director for Emergency Response, UN-Habitat, outlines how WUF11 has adapted its programme in response to the war in Ukraine.

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