City Scan-VLR: A route for cities, regions and towns to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The article entitled, “City Scan-VLR: A route for cities, regions and towns to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals” authored by our Cities Programme Project Development Manager, Joana Correia was recently published in the 31st volume of the PIMA Bulletin. The Bulletin, guest-edited by members from the Jean Monnet Sustainable Development Read more…

From Ballarat to Bangkok: How can cross-sectorial partnerships around the Sustainable Development Goals accelerate urban liveability?

In a new article published in the Cities and Health Journal this month, co-authors Joana Correia, Project Development Manager with the Cities Programme, along with RMIT’s Professor Ralph Horne and other researchers from the Centre for Urban Research, explore the question, “How and in what way can the Sustainable Development Read more…

City Partnerships Challenge fosters partnerships between City of Newcastle and the University of Newcastle

A City of Newcastle led Taskforce through the City Partnerships Challenge, is working with Miromaa Language and Technology Centre to increase authentic local Aboriginal tourism products in the Newcastle local government area. The initiative aims to engender a deeper understanding of local Aboriginal history and culture with visitors and the Read more…

Launch of the report on Porto Alegre’s Innovative Network model

The long awaited research report on Chocolatão and the innovative cross-sectoral networks of Porto Alegre was recently presented to the city’s Mayor, Prefeito Jose Fortunati, bringing with it a refined development process model for cross-sectoral, participatory collaborative networks and a wealth of new achievement and impact. The ‘Sustainability and Citizenship Networks of Read more…