Urban Development

WEF and UN-Habitat Join Forces to Unlock Critical Investment in Cities through Public-Private Collaboration

The World Economic Forum and UN-Habitat today launched the Global Partnership for Local Investment to accelerate public-private collaboration and resourcing of urban initiatives that...

New European Bauhaus under Cohesion Policy: €50 million call for innovative projects in cities

The European Urban Initiative (EUI) is launching today a €50 million call to support urban innovation and cities' capabilities to build a sustainable urban...

How to build more inclusive, climate-ready cities

The World Economic Forum has released a series of four reports on how cities can take a systems approach to finance and deliver urban...

Nature-based solutions generate greener urban renewal

BY CALEB DAVIES While nature is good for the body and mind, nature-based solutions are being adopted into urban renewal projects to mitigate the effects...

Building Age-Ready Cities

Authors: Maitreyi Bordia Das, Yuko Arai and Yoonhee Kim* China needs to tackle three priorities to prepare itself better for a more urban future as...

Inclusive cities critical to post-pandemic recovery

A UN conference on transforming the world's urban areas is underway in Poland this week, which will include a dialogue on urban crisis recovery...

Sustainable development hinges on fate of world’s cities

The future of sustainable development will hinge on the fate of cities, officials told a special meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)...

Cities that Plan for Age-Readiness can Reap Lasting Social and Economic Benefits

As the world gets older and cities expand to accommodate more people, focusing on making urban infrastructure and services ‘age-ready’ -- conducive for older...

Public-Private Collaboration Will Define New Era for Cities

At the World Economic Forum's inaugural Urban Transformation Summit, which closed on Wednesday, global leaders underscored the need for increased public-private collaboration to capitalize...

Urban leaders, influencers, chart new path for world cities

Mayors of Mexico City, Bogotá, New Orleans, Freetown, Gaziantep and Barcelona joined other urban leaders, designers, activists and thinkers from around the world on Wednesday, to chart a new path for cities.  A launch event...

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