Equitable Development

The members of the Social Production of Housing Platform plan to create a “financial solidarity mechanism”, to work first in Senegal and Nicaragua.
Gregory Scruggs March 29, 2017
Through the SDGs and the New Urban Agenda, countries have committed to ending children’s unequal access to basic services. Yet delivering on this pledge will require a deep shift in how we plan and govern cities.
Samantha Cocco-Klein January 9, 2017

Government-backed demolitions of waterfront shantytowns in Lagos have more than 300,000 residents at risk of eviction, PRI reports.

 
December 20, 2016
City leaders can use education to grow their economy and much more. But the 'urban SDG' has little to say on the issue.
Aaron Benavot December 19, 2016

Improved civic engagement and political prospects are among the upsides, though challenges can include staffing demands, Public Agenda says.

December 16, 2016
Policymakers will be pushed to recognize the importance of tenure reforms in cities, analysts say. Such processes also can do much to stem rural migration to cities.
Gregory Scruggs December 15, 2016
ANALYSIS | Spatial thinking does not have a high profile in the Habitat III strategy. That’s concerning.
December 13, 2016
That’s a problem. For the Habitat III strategy to work, we need each city dweller to become an activist for change.
Debra Roberts December 12, 2016
Urban policy key to turning the corner from 50 years of civil war, policymakers and advocates say.
Maria Clara Valencia December 9, 2016
Startblok Riekerhaven is a ‘European laboratory’ for housing and integrating a wave of refugees.
Letty Reimerink December 8, 2016

A Facebook post by a resident harassed following the U. S. presidential election triggered grassroots support, North Country Public Radio reports.

November 25, 2016

Lamia Kamal-Chaoui and Amy Liu write for Project Syndicate that cities have a key role in tackling deepening economic inequality.

November 23, 2016
La estrategia adoptada en Hábitat III podría generar una tracción política clave para ayudar a los gobiernos a integrar mejor su política urbana con la rural.
Gregory Scruggs November 22, 2016
The Habitat III strategy could see key political traction in helping governments better integrate urban and rural policy.
Gregory Scruggs November 22, 2016

The food activists who created the warehouse hope to introduce similar markets in every UK city, the Independent says. 

November 22, 2016
Implementar la estrategia adoptada en Hábitat III será complicado, pero los investigadores pueden desempeñar un papel clave en la formulación de políticas centradas en la gente más que en la rentabilidad.
Philipp Horn November 21, 2016
Implementing the Habitat III strategy will be complicated, but researchers can play a key role in formulating policy centred on people rather than profit.
Philipp Horn November 21, 2016

The expansion of the central business district’s car-free zone is among the agenda topics, The New Times reports. 

November 15, 2016
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