Green Infrastructure in Mexico: A Booster for Healthier Cities

By |2018-10-18T10:47:43+00:00October 17th 2018|green & smart development, health & education, Uncategorized, urban mobility, Tags: , , , , |

Citizens of Mexico City face serious health issues – due to failures in urban planning, says Auribel Villa. Green infrastructure development significantly supports cities' ways towards becoming healthier and thus more liveable.

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Urban Regeneration: Viewpoints of a Mexican City

By |2018-09-12T13:23:53+00:00September 12th 2018|basic infrastructure & housing, housing & informality, Tags: , , , , |

The city of Morelia, Mexico is planning to combat urban sprawl by densification and regeneration. With “District 4.0”, the city is hoping to attract investments from the creative-digital industries.

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Mexico: Climate Finance from State to Municipal Level

By |2018-08-29T13:49:34+00:00August 29th 2018|governance & finance, municipal & climate finance, Tags: , , , |

Fulfilling Mexico’s ambitious NDC depends largely on the ability of subnational entities to mitigate climate change. Emily Castro explains how the country approaches its goals.

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Reviving the City: How an Asphalt Plant Turned Into a Public Park

By |2018-06-21T16:36:04+00:00June 21st 2018|participation, public spaces, Tags: , , , |

In Mexico City, residents organised to convince the city government to build a public park instead of developing an area for office buildings. The Parque Imán can serve as an example for successfully greening neighbourhoods, and reclaiming public space in a participatory and transparent manner.

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Towards sustainable cities: Implementing the NDCs and SDGs at the local level

By |2018-08-02T15:15:46+00:00November 15th 2017|climate change & resilience, global urban debates, green & smart development, Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Cities and urban settlements play a key role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the commitments of the Paris Agreement. Nathaly Arguto and Stella Schroeder cast a spotlight on projects from Latin America, the region with the highest rate of urbanisation in the world, that contribute to implementing the global agendas for sustainability.

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“This is a very good moment for change” – Interview with Jorge Wolpert, former Executive Director of Urban Development, Land and Housing in Mexico

By |2017-10-14T15:29:57+00:00February 28th 2017|global urban debates, governance & finance, urban & metropolitan governance, Tags: , , , , , |

In an interview with URBANET, former Executive Director of Urban Development, Land and Housing of Mexico's Ministry of Agrarian, Territorial & Urban Development (Sedatu). Jorge Wolpert explains what specific challenges Mexican cities are facing in terms of sustainable urban development.

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