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4/7/20

7 April 2020 - Critics fear social distancing edicts hurt the economy, but research on the 1918 flu pandemic reveals an aggressive response can help spur economic recovery.

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4/2/20

2 April 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic poses a great threat to the lives of Bangladesh’s urban poor communities, Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) has responded urgently to protect 2.16 million urban poor people from the deadly virus.

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3/30/20

30 March 2020 - Singapore has reported just 96 cases of coronavirus and no deaths, while the recoveries are outpacing the rate of infection. But not all countries could replicate the conditions for Singapore's containment success, which include a top-notch healthcare system.

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Shaping our future: inclusive smart cities

City2City. Network facilitates a forum for promoting leadership, learning, and innovation.

Videos

4/2/20

2 April 2020 - Mayors of big cities across Europe call for cross-border solidarity during the corona crisis. In a joint statement of the network EUROCITIES, they urge a strong collaboration between all levels of government.

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3/23/20

The village of Kamikatsu in Japan has taken their commitment to sustainability to a new level.

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2/17/20

Abu Dhabi, 13 February 2020 - This #WUF10 highlights video was screened at the closing ceremony of the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (#WUF10 ) in Abu Dhabi.

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Events

24 March 2020 - The SDG currency could help local governments to measure how citizens use public services, impact the environment, consume local goods and how to change the impact of such individual behavior to make cities more sustainable.

Event Date:
02/04/2020 - 18:00
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The Dubai International Best Practices Award for Sustainable Development is looking for the most innovative practices around the globe that improve the living environment with $1M worth of prizes to be awarded at the Dubai Expo 2020.

Event Date:
30/04/2020 (All day)
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The V World Forum of Local Economic Development will constitute a platform for dialogue on key issues such as poverty eradication, employment, and decent work, sustainable entrepreneurship, multi-stakeholder partnerships, including the involvement of civil society, workers’ and employers’ organizations. 

Event Date:
06/05/2020 - 08:00 to 08/05/2020 - 18:00
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UNDP's support to sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities in the developing world

This Sustainable Urbanization Strategy outlines how UNDP is responding to rapid urbanization in developing countries and its consequences for sustainable development. It outlines how UNDP will support countries and cities, building upon its past and current work on urbanization.

Documents

7 April 2020 - This document provides examples of measures taken by cities to...
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4/7/20
2 April 2020 - This article explores two basic questions: (1) What are the...
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4/2/20
17 Feb 2020 - The report highlights challenges and proposes innovative...
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2/17/20

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