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Rio Capital Energy Program
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Rio Capital Energy Program

To mobilize support for and commission projects ensuring sustainable development in the energy sector.

Strengthening the Women of El Alto (Bolivia) through Cultivation of Agricultural  Products
El Alto, Bolivia

Strengthening the Women of El Alto (Bolivia) th...

The project for self-sustaining agriculture focuses on local families and especially on the women who have organized themselves in almost 600 community organizations in order to take care of daily issues in residential areas.

The CHAOS Challenge
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Oulu, Finland

The CHAOS Challenge

The City of Oulu has developed a community-driven model for generating and testing creative solutions to city problems.

Pre-earthquake measures in Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan

Pre-earthquake measures in Tokyo

The City of Tokyo has introduced a series of measures to reduce the number of people becoming stranded in the metropolitan area in emergency situations.

Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation strategies for building resilient communities
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Albay (Province), Philippines

Disaster risk reduction and climate change adap...

The province of Albay in the Philippines has adopted strategies for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) to foster economic prosperity and keep its population safe.

Long term unemployed take the lead
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Aarhus, Denmark

Long term unemployed take the lead

The City of Aarhus is challenging the traditional welfare system by experimenting with models for self-budgeting in employment activities.

Building sustainable income and employment opportunities through micro-enterprises
Dakar, Senegal

Building sustainable income and employment oppo...

The city of Dakar has developed an incubator project to support women and youth.

Metropolitan District of Quito Resilience Strategy
Quito, Ecuador

Metropolitan District of Quito Resilience Strategy

The city of Quito is preparing to face the challenges of the 21st century based on its adaptive capacity, which is built on social and economic inclusion, efficient urban performance and environmental sustainability.

Tswelopele Clean-up campaign
Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa

Tswelopele Clean-up campaign

In an effort to increase environmental awareness, the city of Tshwane has embarked on a monthly clean-up programme targeted at residents and businesses.