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The Monoculture of Midtown Manhattan

By |June 15th 2021|Categories: Economic Development, Global Urban Debates|Tags: , , |

Highlighting yet another long-lasting effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, Phil Myrick takes a look at the concept of central business districts – and argues that its upcoming end is something to look forward to.

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What is Next for Cities and Climate? Three Established Strategies for Advancing Climate Collaborations

By |May 27th 2021|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Multi Stakeholder Partnerships|Tags: , , , |

With climate change impacts intensifying in the coming years, governmental action is now needed more than ever. Paola Adriázola introduces proven collaborative strategies for municipalities and regions around the world.

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Collaborative Climate Action: A Pre-Requisite for More Ambitious Climate Policy

By |May 18th 2021|Categories: Climate Change & Resilience, Global Urban Debates|Tags: , |

The GIZ publication "Collaborative Climate Action - A Pre-Requisite for more Ambitious Climate Policy" explains why fighting climate change and its negative impacts requires the systematic cooperation of all governmental levels in order to be successful.

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Infographics: Urbanisation and Urban Development in Jordan

By |May 6th 2021|Categories: Global Urban Debates|Tags: , , , , |

URBANET's latest country series focuses on Jordan, and as always, we start the series with a collection of infographics! Learn more about urban development in a country where urbanisation has been a powerful factor for more than 30 years.

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Rethinking “Fortress Europe”: Public Spaces from Idomeni to Thessaloniki, Greece

By |April 20th 2021|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , , , |

After years of ongoing crisis, the once called temporary measures at the EU borders have become constant ones: the Fortress Europe has solidified. Isabell Enssle presents the effects the fortified border has for communities and public spaces from the North Macedonian-Greek borderline to the city of Thessaloniki, linking them with a tool kit for inclusive public spaces.

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Realising Inclusive Cities by Rethinking Urban Mobility

By |April 8th 2021|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , |

Inclusion has always been a conscious policy choice. Christopher Dekki reveals how cities around the world are increasingly prioritising the mobility needs of a select few rather than providing safe and accessible spaces for all.

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