Energy Efficiency Policies and Net-Zero Ambitions: Collaborative Public-Private Partnerships Across Latin America

By |2021-02-24T09:14:35+01:00February 24th 2021|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , |

Juanita Alvarez outlines how the Green Building Councils of Latin America employed Public Private Partnerships to join forces for sustainable development.

How to be Truly Open: Rethinking Public Spaces in the Post-Covid City

By |2020-07-16T10:54:15+02:00July 16th 2020|Categories: Municipal & Climate Finance, Urban Health|Tags: , , |

To those not willing – or able – to spend money, many public spaces are not as public as they pretend to be. This has to change, argues Tuna Taşan-Kok, making the case for new coalitions in urban development.

How Vietnam Can Ensure Economic Growth and Create Green Cities

By |2021-02-22T15:26:06+01:00September 12th 2019|Categories: Climate Change & Resilience, Energy & Waste, Smart & Digital Development|Tags: , , , , , , |

How can Vietnamese cities avoid the environmental pitfalls of rapid urbanisation? Adam Ward proposes solution-driven policies for key areas.

UN-Habitat’s Integrated Municipal Finance Programme – Part 2

By |2021-02-23T14:02:57+01:00August 22nd 2019|Categories: Governance & Finance, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , , , |

UN-Habitat's municipal finance programme is witnessing an exciting evolution in Kenya that offers lessons for local governments worldwide. Marco Kamiya, UN-Habitat’s Chief of the Urban Economy and Finance Branch describes the challenges cities face in their efforts to advance the sustainable development agenda.

UN-Habitat’s Integrated Municipal Finance Programme – Part 1

By |2021-02-23T14:03:04+01:00August 20th 2019|Categories: Governance & Finance, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , , , |

UN-Habitat's municipal finance programme is witnessing an exciting evolution in Kenya that offers lessons for local governments worldwide. Marco Kamiya, UN-Habitat’s Chief of the Urban Economy and Finance Branch describes the challenges cities face in their efforts to advance the sustainable development agenda.

PPP for Energy Efficiency in Favelas: A Success Story from Brazil

By |2021-02-22T15:28:31+01:00July 18th 2019|Categories: Energy & Waste|Tags: , , |

Access to energy is considered a key factor in development and progress. Especially in informal settlements, provision of energy can be challenging. Alessandro Galimberti outlines how Public Private Partnerships that include local CSOs have been key to solving this problem in many of Brazil's favelas.

Governance and accountability – building partnerships with the urban poor

By |2017-10-14T16:27:18+02:00July 21st 2016|Categories: Governance & Finance, Green & Smart Development|Tags: , , , , |

In the international context, public private partnerships are gaining more and more relevance. To avoid leaving the urban poor behind in these processes, many Asian cities have established community driven partnerships to promote inclusiveness.

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