City2City

19 Nov 2019 - Urban Aerial Mobility – the movement of goods and people through the skies – has long been a focus for city builders, policymakers, engineers and urban designers trying to understand how unlocking the elusive third dimension of transportation could positively transform people’s lives.

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19 Nov 2019 - Singapore is the world’s smartest city. That’s according to a new survey Published by Swiss business school IMD and the Singapore University of Technology and Design - the IMD Smart Cities Index - which looked at how well cities are adopting digital technologies and improving the lives of the people who live there.

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15 Nov 2019 - In order to deliver clear results that enhance regional competitiveness, city-regions need to prioritize, design, and operationalize metro-to-metro economic partnerships to advance an evolution from global exchange to strategic economic collaboration. 

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15 Nov 2019 - While hi-tech cosmopolitan centres like Milan flourish financially and culturally, former industrial towns continue to decline.

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13 Nov 2019 -  By the end of the century, none of the world’s largest 20 cities will be in China, Europe, or the Americas. Africa, meanwhile, will host 13 out of 20, including the top 3.

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12 Nov 2019 - The United Nations estimates that two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. In line with this prediction, more than 40 countries have built hundreds of new cities since the early 2000s, according to Forbes.

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12 Nov 2019 - Four major forces are shaping cities of the future. How can they thrive in the face of challenges and change?

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11 Nov 2019 - At a time when global warming and climate change are pressing issues, our inventions have a significant impact on the environment and the ecosystem. The construction industry is important to support the rapidly growing populations’ living aspirations, but certainly not at the cost of mother nature. 

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11 Nov 2019 -  In Chile, the National Urban Development Policy, Sustainable Cities and Quality of Life (NUDP 2014), lays the foundations and guidelines for the improvement of our cities, not only in their physical aspects but also in cultural aspects and in pursuit of sustainable objectives.

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11 Nov 2019 - The City of Leeuwarden became an innovating city with the UN Global Compact – Cities Programme in 2014 and has continued its efforts in sustainable development by officially becoming a Global Goals municipality. 

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11 Nov 2019 - The UN Global Compact - Cities Programme, the African Forum for Urban Safety (AFUS) and United Cities and Local Governments Africa (UCLG-A) will be hosting a workshop as part of the upcoming UCLG Congress, focusing on urban safety and how to implement ethical city projects to advance the SDGs at the local level.

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1 Nov 2019 - The report titled, ‘The Future of Asian and Pacific Cities: Transformative Pathways Towards Sustainable Urban Development,’ describes 15 policy pathways across four priorities to guide future urbanization: urban and territorial planning; urban resilience; smart and inclusive cities; and urban finance.

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