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New Urban Agenda
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Explainer: What is a national urban policy?
A global push is on for countries to adopt national urban policies. What are they and how do countries get one?
September 19, 2017
Explainer: What is the Paris Agreement on climate change and what does it mean for cities?
A primer on the major questions and outstanding issues.
March 30, 2017
Explainer: The challenges of measuring cities’ progress on the Sustainable Development Goals
Data gaps. Capacity questions. A guide to the major issues cities are facing.
March 7, 2017
A wall in Lima explains Latin America’s gated-community problem
February 12, 2016
Explainer: why are cities warmer than the countryside?
January 26, 2016