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 […]
As part of COP25 in Madrid last week, The Cities Programme in partnership with the UN Global Compact Local Network – Spain, CEiiA, UN-Habitat, RMIT Europe, Ecodes and the Observatorio la rabida de desarrollo sostenible y Cambio Climático para Iberoamerica presented a panel discussion on multi-stakeholder alliances for the effective […]
The Cities Programme along with co-organisers, ECODES, ODS Observatory San Carlos de la Rabida, and the Local Network of the Global Compact Spain will be hosting a panel discussion as part of COP25 on Multi-stakeholder alliances to facilitate institutional innovation, technologies, data and investment for effective localisation of the 2030 […]
From the XXIV Summit of the Latin American Platform of Cities Mercociudades in Asuncion, Paraguay, to the Urban Basque Agenda, Bulzatu 2050 in Spain, our Head of Local Engagement, Javier Cortes has been supporting cities to mobilise the Local 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Beginning last month, Javier attended the […]
The International municipality community gears up for the implementation decade of the SDGs at the 6th UCLG Congress
The 6th UCLG Congress took place in Durban, South Africa between the 11-15 November, where 2,000 delegates including mayors, councillors, presidents of local associations and local and regional practitioners came together to renew the future of the international municipality movement and to discuss bottom-up continental and regional specific priorities, with […]
Pictured: The Metro Station University of Chile, the most extensive Metro Network in South America, powered by 60% renewable energy. Sadly 80 stations have been destroyed in the recent protests. About Santiago’s Metro. The words ethics and cities have recently been combined by philosophers and urbanists to focus on a […]