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World Urban Forum 7

Better planned cities with capacity to diminish inequalities needed: UN-Habitat Chief

Joan Clos

The seventh session of the World Urban Forum ends today in the city of Medellin, Colombia, where nearly 15,000 participants from around the globe have been gathering to chart the way for better…

11 Apr 2014 /

Political commitment needed to create equitable cities

Participatory neighbourhood planning involving women in Nepal © UN-Habitat

Political commitment and technical expertise are needed to create cities in which people can live as equal citizens, according…

11 Apr 2014 /

Free app helps locate wrongly lit city street lamps

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With one touch of a button, a free mobile application or app is helping cities save energy. The Muhanna…

11 Apr 2014 /

Building "resilient cities" from the bottom up

Margareta Wahlström

What a person does as an individual has an impact on urban resilience, according to the UN Special Envoy…

11 Apr 2014 /
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