Conflict and Reconstruction in Cities

Supporting Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Recovery Planning in Ukraine to ‘Build Back Better’

By |2023-11-08T15:14:45+01:00August 10th 2023|

As Ukraine’s cities are already starting to build back, UNITAC supports them with evidence-based recovery planning and a people-centred approach to foster resilient and inclusive reconstruction.


Participation and Digital Tools Fulfil the Quest for Better Quality of Life in Cities

By |2024-01-04T15:18:31+01:00February 24th 2022|

Lack of communication between citizens and municipal administrations can seriously hinder the sustainable development of urban environments. Digital tools are here to help, to increase people’s participation in co-creating more liveable, human-centred cities.


The 5 Biggest Obstacles to E-Government

By |2024-01-04T15:18:43+01:00February 22nd 2022|

Despite its many benefits, the digital transformation of the public sector is progressing slowly in many countries. Abdoul Malick Tapsoba shares critical insights into some of the biggest obstacles to digitalising public administration in Burkina Faso.

digitalisation and governance

How to Build the Intelligent City of Tomorrow

By |2024-01-04T15:19:30+01:00February 15th 2022|

Citizens everywhere are increasingly demanding that their cities become more ‘intelligent’ and intuitive. Michal Lakomski, Director of Digitalisation and Cybersecurity of the City of Poznań, on building the smart city of tomorrow.


Have Digital Maps Altered Our Experience of Urban Surroundings?

By |2024-01-04T15:19:49+01:00February 10th 2022|

For many of us, digital maps have become an integral part of everyday life. As common as they have become, we should be aware that they change how we experience cities, argues Matthew Hanchard.


How To Do Digital Government: Experiences From E-Mongolia

By |2024-01-04T15:20:02+01:00February 8th 2022|

Almost a year ago, Mongolia launched the e-Mongolia platform to streamline public service delivery. The goals were to reduce bureaucracy, decrease duplication of effort between government organisations, and counter citizens' frustration with inefficient public services. Bolor-Erdene Battsengel on learnings and successes.

To Advance Water Justice, We Need Data Justice

By |2024-01-04T15:20:28+01:00February 3rd 2022|

Set in the desert and with large numbers of unregistered citizens, water justice is a major concern in Lima, Peru. Fenna Imara Hoefsloot outlines how the city's digital water infrastructure excludes parts of the population from reliable water supply.

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