13 July 2020 - This HLPF 2020 Side-Event panel will challenge us to imagine the post-COVID-19 city that respects women's human rights, builds resilience to address crises, and puts feminist and women's movements' aspirations into local action.
09 July 2020 - Parks could provide a way to reduce communicable diseases and address other societal ills, argues Justin Hollander, professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University.
03 July 2020 - Plastics reduction and climate change are sustainable investors' top priorities. Solutions to plastic waste must come from all sectors. Financial institutions have a unique vantage point from which to address this issue.
02 July 2020 - The Smart Cities first webinar held on 21 May 2020, organised by the UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation, and Sustainable Development and in partnership with Metabolic with featuring speakers from UNDP Kenya.
01 July 2020 - The Covid-19 pandemic is putting pressure on food supply chains, both globally and locally, disrupting urban food systems worldwide. This is posing a number of challenges for cities that must quickly react to ensure that all their citizens continue to access safe and nutritious food.
01 July 2020 - The first session of the Policy, Legislation, and Governance Webinar Series, titled Towards the New Normal: learning from the crisis to improve territorial governance, was held on Monday 29th of June.
27 June 2020 - The prestigious Pritzker Forum on Global Cities, co-organized by the Chicago Council on Foreign Affairs and the Financial Times, was cancelled this year due to the pandemic. They asked leading experts from around the world, including the Executive Director of UN-Habitat Maimunah Mohd Sharif, to join them in putting together a video on the important role of city leadership.
In part one of our Design Thinking video series produced in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), we will explore why Design Thinking is one of the most powerful approaches change-makers can use to redesign the future, today.
12 June 2020 - The future of Europe depends on its cities. They are the place where the fight against climate change becomes real, where technological innovation can help boost the digital transformation, and where equal and inclusive societies are made.
In collaboration with PALO IT, an innovation consultancy here in Singapore, UNDP Global Centre in Singapore has now developed a knowledge partnership to launch a series of Design Thinking resources. We will start with a mini educational video series on how to use Design Thinking with positive impact in mind, particularly for those who work on urbanisation and smart cities issues.