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Finance/Governance
The Financing for Development process made possible a broadly participatory discussion on urban sustainable development finance during Habitat III. It’s time for the outcomes to be acknowledged — and for cities and others to take a seat at the table.
Anne Maassen July 24, 2017
The Sustainable Development Goals will help produce more stable and equitable markets for business to prosper — and their implementation in cities could generate tremendous private-sector opportunities.
Toby Brennan and Fraser Thompson July 17, 2017
Last year, officials elected in six of Italy’s largest cities automatically became ‘metro mayors’ for their surrounding region. But are local primary polls and governance reforms enough for political innovation?
Matteo Del Fabbro June 26, 2017
A new vision for the future of sustainability.
New partnership types can meaningfully engage the private sector in implementing global goals in cities.
Elizabeth Ryan and Michael Nolan June 5, 2017
Among other things, these frameworks offer a tool to empower cities to implement global agreements.
Alyssa Fischer May 23, 2017
But successfully formulating these policies depends on the view of federalism followed in any particular country.
Abigail Friendly May 8, 2017
Six recommendations for building inclusivity in an era of displacement.
C.W. Kihato and L.B. Landau and A. Sarkar and R. Sanyal April 25, 2017
New lessons in open government from Paris.
Tatiana de Feraudy April 3, 2017
Although Africa is awash with private equity and “impact” investors, the continent’s transformation continues to lag. But local governments can play an important role.
David Jackson March 13, 2017
The way to do so is by developing a robust indicator under the Sustainable Development Goals.
Key will be moving beyond aspiration to focus on specific implementation mechanisms and road maps for action.
Teresa Ribera January 5, 2017
Uncertainty prevails after a year of progress and setbacks.
Gregory Scruggs December 13, 2016
Local authorities are pushing to fundamentally move away from the longstanding dominance of the nation-state. How can we ensure that this is for the best?
Diane E. Davis December 5, 2016
Vincular la formulación de políticas y la Nueva Agenda Urbana con los acuerdos recientes sobre el cambio climático y la reducción del riesgo de desastres constituye una estrategia para financiar las inversiones más prioritarias en las ciudades intermedia.
David Jackson November 14, 2016
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
Two divergent visions of what the world’s cities could look like by 2036.
Sameh Wahba October 31, 2016
La Nueva Agenda Urbana debe tener en cuenta las amenazas de su aplicación en Estados autoritarios y corruptos.
Mona Harb September 26, 2016
The New Urban Agenda must take into account the threats of implementation in authoritarian and corrupt states.
Mona Harb September 26, 2016
This week sees the inaugural sessions of a new global governance body, aiming to create a platform for common action on crucial global challenges that manifest themselves as urban crises. To start with: climate change and migration.
Benjamin Barber September 5, 2016
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