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Five approaches to urban resilience and risk management

Five approaches to urban resilience and risk ma...

Strategies and lessons learned by five local governments

Save the Date

Save the Date

Upcoming events & awards deadlines at one place!

The Sustainable Cities Collaboratory’s second interface meeting

The Sustainable Cities Collaboratory’s second i...

Citymakers from six continents develop pathways and approaches to shared urban challenges.

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Vision Zero Boston
Boston, United States

Vision Zero Boston

The City of Boston has adopted a Vision Zero strategy in an effort to eliminate traffic fatalities and reduce serious traffic accidents by 2030.

Estidama Sustainability Program
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Estidama Sustainability Program

In one of the world’s most rapidly growing cities, a new government-mandated program – Estidama (Arabic for “sustainable”) - aims at making all new buildings in the United Arab Emirates more environmentally responsible and sustainable.

Improving the Quality of Life in a Disadvantaged Neighbourhood
Ankara, Turkey

Improving the Quality of Life in a Disadvantage...

This project aims to achieve social inclusion through civic engagement, cultural vitality, gender equity, and poverty reduction

Refurbishing ‘Los Limoneros’
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Malaga, Spain

Refurbishing ‘Los Limoneros’

Los Limoneros is a social housing complex, which thanks to the project has significantly improved its energy rating.

3R– reduce, reuse, recycle
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Surabaya, Indonesia

3R– reduce, reuse, recycle

Public, private and citizen participation in local waste management solutions.

The City of Copenhagen's Bicycle Strategy
Copenhagen, Denmark

The City of Copenhagen's Bicycle Strategy

Sustainable cities of the future will be ones where transport options other than fossil-fuel powered private vehicles are the norm. Bike-friendly Copenhagen is leading the way, as this case study explores.

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Hans Dieter Temp
São Paulo, Brazil

Hans Dieter Temp

Individual | Founder of CIDADES SEM FOME/CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER/STÄDTE OHNE HUNGER

REYES CASTILLO
Madrid, Spain

REYES CASTILLO

Individual | Consultant

Raul Engelke
Berlin, Germany

Raul Engelke

Individual | Trainee

Vesna Helfrih
Zagreb, Croatia

Vesna Helfrih

Individual | LL.B

Carlota Roses
Barcelona Metropolitan Area, Spain

Carlota Roses

Individual | International Relations Officer

Stacy Chang

Stacy Chang

IndividualUser | International Affairs