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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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Integrated Urban Development – Global Partnerships, Local Benefits

By |June 4th 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Multi Stakeholder Partnerships, Urban Health|Tags: , , |

Why tackle challenges alone, when there is so much to be gained from working together? How global peer learning strengthens cities in their role as leading actors of urban change. By the South African – German City Peer Learning Network.

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Migrants Hold the Key to Urban Resilience and COVID-19 Recovery

By |June 2nd 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban & Metropolitan Governance, Urban Health|Tags: , , , |

Migrants are critical to the resilience of cities all over the world and simultaneously some of the most vulnerable urban dwellers when disaster strikes. Michele Acuto and Daniel Pejic from Connected Cities Lab explain why addressing urban migrant vulnerability strengthens the resilience of cities and fast-tracks our recovery from COVID-19.

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The TUMI Observatory on COVID19

By |May 7th 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , , , , |

In cities around the world, many people come together daily to use public transport – a risky endeavor in times of a pandemic. The Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative TUMI takes a look at protective measures of urban public transport systems around the world.

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Infographics: Urban Development in South Africa

By |May 5th 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates|Tags: , , , , , , |

URBANET's latest infographic series takes our readers to South Africa, offering interesting facts and figures about urbanisation in a country with a turbulent history.

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UrbanByNature: The Global Programme for Urban Nature Pioneers

By |April 15th 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Green & Smart Development|Tags: , |

In times of rapid urbanisation, increasing population, resource depletion, degradation of ecosystems, growing pressures on urban land use and climate change, nature-based solutions (NBS) provide opportunities for both society and nature. The UrbanByNature programme supports cities and practitioners in applying NBS that are cost-effective and mutually beneficial.

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