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Recommendations for successful technology projects from the Uraia Platform.
David Hatch February 15, 2017
In cities, business linked to the goals could spur economic activity worth more than USD 3.7 trillion annually — mostly in developing countries.
David Hatch February 3, 2017
Uncertainty prevails after a year of progress and setbacks.
Gregory Scruggs December 13, 2016
ANALYSIS | At the recent COP 22 talks, local authorities said they want a framework for accessing international climate-related funding by 2020.
Linking policy-making and the New Urban Agenda with recent agreements on climate change and disaster risk reduction offers a strategy for financing the critically needed investments in today’s fast-growing intermediate cities.
David Jackson November 14, 2016
Lessons from one of the world's most sophisticated systems for valuing and taxing property.
Letty Reimerink November 4, 2016

Partnerships with national governments, development finance institutions and the private sector can enable Global South cities to issue green bonds, Environmental Finance reports. 

October 12, 2016
Part of the bargain is providing good customer service.
Amy Fallon September 23, 2016
ANALYSIS: The Habitat III discussion has lost some vigour in that it is no longer calling for general fiscal decentralization. But it has become stronger on how local governments can take action and what they need to mobilize resources.
Kaj Fischer August 24, 2016

Green bonds and emissions-trading schemes are among the options detailed by Siemens, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and Citi.

July 22, 2016
Habitat III must result in a collaborative multi-stakeholder model that can be translated by national governments and their partners into local action programmes.
Gary Sharkey June 20, 2016
In a time of fiscal austerity, the innovative funding technique is a way to keep momentum behind neighborhood projects.
Athlyn Cathcart-Keays June 17, 2016
A guide to understanding one of the hottest trends in municipal finance.
Christopher Swope May 20, 2016
How does the Habitat III draft strategy address issues of municipal finance?
May 11, 2016
'Secondary' cities are booming across Africa. Jinja is one aiming to get ahead of the growth.
Amy Fallon April 22, 2016
Last week, a key series of discussions on financing sustainable urban development included multiple sessions on the issue.
Emilio Godoy March 15, 2016
It’s time to emphasize implementation, the head of the Habitat III conference says.
Joan Clos March 14, 2016
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