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
‘We can build the best infrastructure,’ said one official, ‘but the end goal to keep our cities resilient to climate change impacts, natural hazards and disasters is a means to create liveable communities for everyone.’
Anna Valmero October 13, 2016
The deadly spread of Ebola in West Africa and the prolonged earthquake-recovery efforts in Haiti were a wake-up call for the international community: They must find a more effective way to tackle humanitarian crises in urban settings.
May 25, 2016
Officials say disaster will have no impact on preparations for October’s urbanization conference.
Gregory Scruggs April 25, 2016
Next year, the World Humanitarian Summit and Habitat III will offer a key opportunity to build a partnership between urban experts and humanitarians.
Lucy Earle March 30, 2016
Gregory Scruggs February 19, 2016
New Urban Agenda is key opportunity to bridge longstanding divide between development and humanitarian aims, advocates tell Urban Thinkers Campus participants.
Carey L. Biron February 15, 2016
By tapping Habitat III process, initiative aims for collaboration between humanitarian groups, local authorities and city planners to broaden post-disaster urban response.
Carey L. Biron October 23, 2015
Patralekha Chatterjee September 3, 2015
Letty Reimerink May 14, 2015