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11th July 2018

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9th July 2018

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How “Love Your Block” unites local leaders and residents to revitalize neighborhoods

20 Jul 2018, 2:15 p.m.

Under the Love Your Block model, city officials receive grants to support community groups of volunteers.

Management of Growing Cities Will Have Great Impact on Change Envisioned in 2030 Agenda, Deputy Secretary-General Tells High-Level Political Forum Side Event

20 Jul 2018, 1:19 p.m.

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the 2018 High‑Level Political Forum side event, ...

Championing processes and the emergence of industrial symbiosis

20 Jul 2018, 7:52 a.m.


How Would State-Based Individual Mandates Affect Health Insurance Coverage and Premium Costs?

20 Jul 2018, 4 a.m.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 eliminated the financial penalty of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. States ...

71 million US adults have debt in collections

19 Jul 2018, 5 p.m.

Having debt in collections can lower credit scores, which can have a long-lasting impact on Americans' livelihoods.

Are civilian oversight agencies actually holding police accountable?

19 Jul 2018, 2:45 p.m.

In the wake of controversial police shootings, civilian oversight agencies help hold police accountable.

Urban Law Day 2018 Synopsis

19 Jul 2018, 12:14 p.m.

The UN-Habitat Urban Legislation Unit (ULU), in collaboration with the University of London’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), hosted ...

Sustainable Blue Economy Conference to be held in Nairobi, Kenya.

19 Jul 2018, 10:28 a.m.

UN-Habitat will provide support to the 1st ever global Sustainable Blue Economy Conference (SBEC) that will be held in Nairobi, ...

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The illicit side of urban development: Corruption and organised crime in the field of urban planning

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Mixed neighbourhoods and native out-mobility in the Oslo region: the importance of parenthood

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