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Equitable Public Spaces in Latin America: A How-To

By |July 30th 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , |

Public spaces and public life in South American cities are dominated by car-oriented planning. Organisations like Chile-based Ciudad Emergente aim to change this through tactical urbanism.

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What will be the Post-Pandemic Urban Path?

By |July 21st 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban Health|Tags: , |

Urban planners have been quick to imagine the historic changes in urban development the COVID-19 pandemic will bring about. Alexander Jachnow shares his view on the issue, suggesting we look at how much urban planning has changed after previous pandemics.

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National Climate Action: Why Cities Matter

By |July 9th 2020|Categories: Climate Change & Resilience, Global Urban Debates, Multi Stakeholder Partnerships|Tags: , |

Cities around the world want to ensure the placements of urban content in national climate actions. Responding to this demand, UN-Habitat presents their new guide "Enhancing Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) through urban climate action".

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Healthy Cities? The Coronavirus Has Burst The Bubble

By |June 30th 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban Health|Tags: , , , |

Urban planning for healthier cities has existed for millennia. Yet the current pandemic lays bare the truth: a billion people cannot comply with even the most basic containment strategies. Julian Baskin, expert in participatory urban planning, explains what is going on and how to move forward.

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An Opportunity to Reshape the World in the Aftermath of the Pandemic – The UCLG Dialogue for the Post-COVID Era

By |June 22nd 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban & Metropolitan Governance, Urban Health|Tags: , |

Acknowledging that the international system needs to change substantially, United Cities and Local Governments Secretary General presents the organisation's political charter for a world after the pandemic.

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Resilience After Covid19 – A System-Thinking Approach

By |June 18th 2020|Categories: Climate Change & Resilience, Global Urban Debates, Urban Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Resilience needs to be a priority in shaping the post-pandemic future, argues David Jácome-Pólit, outlining the advantages of system-thinking in urban planning.

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