Interview: “Building resilience requires active public participation” – Vera Bukachi from the Kounkuey Design Initiative

By | 2018-04-12T12:49:48+00:00 April 11th 2018|climate change & resilience, public spaces, , , , , , |

How can vulnerable groups and their needs be integrated into resilience building? URBANET talked to Vera Bukachi from the Kounkuey Design Initiative, who strongly believes that participatory planning and design are key to sustainable urban development.

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Safer Cities for Children

By | 2018-02-21T11:58:54+00:00 February 15th 2018|global urban debates, inclusion, , , , , |

Rapid and unplanned urbanization has many negative consequences, especially for children and young people. Many children live in urban areas without safe spaces to play, learn, and develop. Frank Mischo explains why city leaders and planners must pay more attention to the needs and rights of urban children.

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