Finance/Governance

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
There will be no sustainable development without action by local authorities. Habitat III needs to discuss a new U.N. council or other body representing cities and regions.
Ulrich Graute July 25, 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
The New Urban Agenda is an opportunity to recognize and strengthen one of our most efficient and effective tools for institutional learning.
Wouter Boesman and Patrizio Fiorilli June 13, 2016
While cities are taking on increasingly robust roles in global trade, much work needs to be done to enable all such areas to access related benefits. In this, Habitat III can play an important part.
Brian H. Roberts June 6, 2016
Even as the world is becoming increasingly urban, it’s also becoming increasingly metropolitan. The New Urban Agenda is a timely opportunity to consolidate guidance on what we’ve learned so far.
Mats Andersson May 31, 2016
Habitat III can play a key role in facilitating the democratic participation of citizens that are demanding to be centre stage in developing public policy.
Ada Colau May 23, 2016
It’s time to emphasize implementation, the head of the Habitat III conference says.
Joan Clos March 14, 2016
As city authorities increasingly consider bonds and global markets, they are overlooking a key resource: their domestic wealth. Habitat III is an opportunity to strengthen focus on land assets, productive capacities and local expertise.
Marco Kamiya March 7, 2016
This week’s Habitat III regional meeting for Africa will be a key indicator of whether the continent’s leaders understand the critical role to be played by local authorities in leading sustainable urbanization.
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