14 September 2020 - Building an inclusive, green and resilient recovery is an urgent and shared global challenge. The COVID-19 crisis offers a unique opportunity to engage people in thinking about what kind of growth we want, and the importance of making human, societal and planetary well-being central to all our policies and institutions.
2 September 2020 - The 2020 cohort of Local Pathways Fellows developed a set of rapid response innovative solutions for cities that address the targets of SDG 11 which are presented in the “COVID-19 Rapid Response Solutions for Cities by the 2020 Local Pathways Fellows” report.
31 August 2020 - This webinar on Wednesday, August 5 at 9am ET / 2pm BST / 3pm CEST / 8pm ICT focused on a policy brief commissioned by FELICITY-GIZ, and developed in collaboration with the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance, that focuses specifically on enhancing the role that National Development Banks (NDBs) play in supporting the acceleration of climate-smart urban infrastructure investment.
27 August 2020 - For the 24th session of the Building Back Better Speaker Series, we focus on "Healthy Cities: What does a city need to be healthy?" we were joined by Wanli Fang, Senior Urban Development Specialist, World Bank, Lori Nelson, Chief Resilience Officer, Boston and Athirah Ishak, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer, Melaka.
4 September 2020 - The main objective of the “FAO Green Cities Initiative” and its action programme is to increase people’s wellbeing through better availability of and access to products and services provided by urban and peri-urban forestry, agriculture and food systems.
The 2020 Human Capital Index includes health and education data covering 98 percent of the world’s population up to March 2020, providing a pre-pandemic baseline on the health and education of people in 174 countries. The update also presents a decade-long view of the evolution of human capital outcomes from 2010 through 2020. Today, hard-won human capital gains in many countries are at risk.