Media Clippings

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Africa Urban Agenda Programme

Kenya

Urbanization in Africa is progressing rapidly. The continent’s rate of urbanization soared from 15 percent in 1960 to 40 percent in 2010, and [...]

August 14th, 2015 - UN-Habitat

Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development

Spain

The concept of sustainable development and its articulation in three dimensions or pillars (economic growth, social inclusion and environmental balance) [...]

August 14th, 2015 - Agenda 21

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Importing Labour ‘Not Way to Go’

Barbados

The recommendation was made during the latest in a series of community meetings on housing and sustainable urban development called [...]

August 11th, 2015 - Nation News Barbados

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The City-State Returns

United States of America

FIVE HUNDRED YEARS ago, cities were both smaller and more autonomous, their citizens happily exempt from the laws and obligations [...]

August 9th, 2015 - The Boston Globe

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Interview with Dr. Joan Clos

Spain

In light of the 2015 (10th) Conference on Urban Development and Planning, Guangzhou Foreign Affair’s Office secured an interview with [...]

August 7th, 2015 - Metropolis

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Habitat III Is All About Cities

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

UN conferences on urbanisation occur just once every 20 years. The third, Habitat III, will convene in Quito, Ecuador late next [...]

August 6th, 2015 - The Guardian

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Agenda urbana para el Siglo XXI

Argentina

Agenda Urbana es el nuevo suplemento de Ciudad sostenible, revista digital dedicada a la sostenibilidad urbana y el cambio global. [...]

August 5th, 2015 - gobiernolocal.gob.ar

Pasay, Meralco Sign MOU on Preparedness

Philippines

The Pasay City government has signed an agreement with Manila Electric Company to work toward responding to the challenges of [...]

August 2nd, 2015 - The Standard

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Report from the Final Future of Places Meeting in Stockholm

United States of America

Last week, 438 key thinkers in the Placemaking movement – including researchers, scholars, planners, architects, and activists from 76 countries – joined together in [...]

August 2nd, 2015 - Interior Avenue

Culture in the SDGs

Spain

The Communique identifies achievements and shortcomings of the UN in their recognition of culture's role in sustainable development processes. These [...]

August 1st, 2015 - Agenda 21

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How Cities Are Adapting to Climate Change?

United States of America

The visit this week of 65 mayors to the Vatican to discuss climate change, among other things, reflects the central role [...]

July 31st, 2015 - The World Economic Forum

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HIC Reviews Habitat III Issue Papers

United States of America

Habitat International Coalition has just issued its compilation of inputs from Members and officers following their review of the Habitat [...]

July 31st, 2015 - HIC

PUPR Persiapan APUF 6 dan Habitat III

Indonesia

Jakarta. Direktorat Jenderal Cipta Karya Kementerian Pekerjaan Umum dan Perumahan Rakyat (PUPR) menggelar Rapat Persiapan the 6th Asia Pacific Urban [...]

July 30th, 2015 - Membangun Indonesia yang Lebih Baik

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Wakatobi Tuan Rumah Koferensi UCLG Asia-Pasifik

Indonesia

Wangi-Wangi (wakatobikab.go.id) – Kabupaten Wakatobi Provinsi Sulawesi Tenggara akan menjadi tuan rumah penyelenggaraan Koferensi Asia-Pasifik tentang “Local Government Voices [...]

July 29th, 2015 - UCLG Asia-Pasifik