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8-member panel’s work is expected to wrap up by end-June.
Gregory Scruggs June 21, 2017
Yes, say experts. A working group meeting this month hopes to offer first-ever guidance in the next few years.
Brendon Bosworth April 5, 2017
New lessons in open government from Paris.
Tatiana de Feraudy April 3, 2017
Move condemns the destruction of historic cities by terrorist groups in the Middle East, stating that such actions can constitute war crimes.
Gregory Scruggs March 30, 2017
As opposed to simply managing safety, the term implies creating conditions on the ground that can make urban environments secure.
David Hatch March 28, 2017
Initiative wants to see such policies in half of all countries by 2025.
Gregory Scruggs March 24, 2017
External evaluation comes as the agency is seeking to take the lead on implementation of the New Urban Agenda.
Gregory Scruggs March 17, 2017
Last year’s Habitat III process brought global focus to links between urban and rural development. In India, this has meant a new regional approach to planning aimed at bridging this gap.
Tarun Sharma and Yutika Vora February 13, 2017
And its countries want to export their cities know-how abroad.
Gregory Scruggs February 7, 2017
Notes from a Habitat III negotiating chair.
Ian Klaus February 6, 2017
An experiment in public participation as a more autonomous era dawns in Mexico's capital city.
Gregory Scruggs February 3, 2017
Ian Klaus, the State Department’s former chief on global cities, reflects on the Cities @ State initiative.
Gregory Scruggs January 31, 2017
Key will be moving beyond aspiration to focus on specific implementation mechanisms and road maps for action.
Teresa Ribera January 5, 2017
The first paper from the Metropolis Observatory also strikes a hopeful tone with recommendations on ways to make urban areas more inclusive and livable.
David Hatch January 5, 2017

The move lasts through the month of January, when India’s capital is often thick with haze, the Hindustan Times reports. 

December 22, 2016
An initiative to bring more transparency to national governments has begun working with 15 'subnational' authorities as well.
Christopher Swope December 14, 2016

The UN Economic Commission for Africa wants to empower African policymakers and urban planners to create more inclusive and sustainable cities. 

December 7, 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

EUROCITIES recommends that municipalities manage this new economic model through regulation and extend it to all citizens. 

December 1, 2016
With plan for ‘metropolis’ status, Mayor Denis Coderre wants a new relationship with Québec.
Gregory Scruggs November 30, 2016
A review of “The Well-Tempered City” by Jonathan F.P. Rose
Neal Peirce November 23, 2016
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