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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 to the UN's human settlements chief. Speaking at the World Urban Forum which ends…

11 Apr 2014 / Listen /

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 / Listen /

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 / Listen /

Mobile application to boost greener cities

Solar lights illuminate Butwal, Nepal streets. UNDP@PHOTO

A Lebanon-based non-profit organisation is encouraging city dwellers to push for more environmentally friendly cities. The Muhanna Foundation promotes…

10 Apr 2014 / Listen /
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