Urban Violence

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
The United Nations is not adequately adapting its operations and policy frameworks to the new urban reality of violence and conflict. But new tools do exist.
Deen Sharp and Gizem Sucuoglu March 20, 2017
Finalmente, la Nueva Agenda Urbana reconoce los desafíos de la guerra urbana. Sin embargo, Hábitat III también debe definir cómo se garantizará el acceso seguro a los servicios de salud y educación en aquellas áreas afectadas por la violencia crónica.
Hugo Slim August 29, 2016
The New Urban Agenda finally recognizes the challenges of urban warfare. But Habitat III also must chart how to ensure safe access to health and education services in areas affected by chronic urban violence.
Hugo Slim August 29, 2016

A number of factors, from violence to income disparity, go into the new index, the World Economic Forum says. 

February 15, 2016

The latest Global Peace Index from the Institute for Economics & Peace finds that urbanization can both enhance and undermine “peacefulness.” 

June 25, 2015

Chronic violence impedes urban development, poverty reduction

November 6, 2013
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