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25th March 2019

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18th March 2019

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Making commuting easier

26 Mar 2019, 1:57 p.m.

Nairobi, 26 March 2019- UN-Habitat in partnership with the United Nations Office Nairobi, UN Environment, Nairobi City County and the ...


Kismayo residents receive 79 houses and community centre from UN-Habitat

26 Mar 2019, 1:50 p.m.

Kismayo, 26 March 2019—UN-Habitat on Monday officially handed over 79 houses and a community centre to a section of residents ...


Applications open for Executive Course: ‘Urban-Metro Economy and Finance in a Global World’

26 Mar 2019, 12:56 p.m.

UN-Habitat and New York University’s Marron Institute of Urban Management are organising a five-day course for city leaders to develop ...


UN agency seeks to make city, slums more habitable

26 Mar 2019, 12:47 p.m.


Mapping Illegality: The i‐Map and the Cartopolitics of “Migration Management” at a Distance

26 Mar 2019, 11:27 a.m.

Abstract Cartographies for “migration management” are part and parcel of controversial border practices far from conventional borderlines. Focusing on the ...


Consultant, Urban Basic Services Trust Fund Strategic Plan 2019-2024 – Supporting the Implementation of SDGs and the New Urban Agenda – Deadline: 29 March 2019

26 Mar 2019, 6:54 a.m.

CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Urban Basic Services Trust Fund Strategic Plan 2019-2024 Supporting the Implementation of SDGs and the New Urban ...


Suburban planet: Making the world urban from the outside in

25 Mar 2019, 11:14 a.m.

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Shaping smart specialization: the role of place-specific factors in advanced, intermediate and less-developed European regions

25 Mar 2019, 11:08 a.m.

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Do Gentrifying Neighbourhoods Have Less Community? Evidence from Philadelphia

Blog by Joseph Gibbons, Michael S Barton and Timothy T Reling

20th March 2019

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Blog by Félix Adisson and Francesca Artioli

19th March 2019

Blog develops an analytical model that tackles this question using the intergovernmental system and local ... Read More

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Megaprojects and the limits of ‘green resilience’ in the global South: Two cases from Malaysia and Qatar

Blog by Agatino Rizzo

12th March 2019

Blog argues that if we are to reboot the current planning policies in the South ... Read More

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Institutional change and divergent economic resilience: Path development of two resource-depleted cities in China

Blog by Xiaohui Hu and Chun Yang

6th March 2019

Blog exploring different modes of institutional change are useful to explain regionally divergent industrial path ... Read More

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Urban Innovation Hotspots: How innovative firms locate within cities

Blog by Christian Rammer, Jan Kinne and Knut Blind

5th March 2019

Blog investigates the microgeographic environment of innovative firms in Berlin. They find that such firms ... Read More

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Book review: Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

Authored by PJ Hudson and reviewed by William Conroy

22nd February 2019

Book review of Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean (PJ Hudson) reviewed ... Read More