We will explore not only how to ensure that these long-overlooked institutions thrive, but explore creative measures to bring public markets to the next level — as civic conveners to connect rural to urban, social life to commerce, and behavior change into everyday people’s lives.
Generation17, a Samsung initiative in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), aims to harness technology to elevate the voices of young leaders, who are working to achieve the Global Goals. Established by the United Nations in 2015, the Global Goals - or the Sustainable Development Goals - provide a framework to address pressing global challenges, including poverty, inequality, climate change and peace and justice, and build a better future for all by 2030.
This roundtable is a substantive discussion of the World Cities Report 2020 titled: The Value of Sustainable Urbanization. It takes places after the official launch of the Report. Urban experts and policymakers from different regions will debate and provide greater insights on the most important components of the value of sustainable urbanization.
The immediate introduction of a Temporary Basic Income for the world’s poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 cases by enabling nearly three billion people to stay at home, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released today.
How are Barcelona, Medellín, México and Guatemala using tactical urbanism to fight COVID-19? This webinar will compare practical experiences and confront difficulties and successes in both the design and implementation phases, with special emphasis on the reaction of citizens and the social changes generated by urban interventions to stop the spread of the virus.
The first 20 years of this century have seen a “staggering” rise in climate disasters, UN researchers said on Monday, while also maintaining that “almost all nations” have failed to prevent a “wave of death and illness” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.