Cities are ever expanding – but that comes at a cost for natural areas. How are we to achieve net zero-land take by 2050?
Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante discusses the city’s efforts to ensure an inclusive future in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dagur Eggertsson, Mayor of Reykjavik, discusses the main inequality challenges facing the city as well as housing, inclusive growth and their Covid-19 response.
Chattanooga is creating a more sustainable and equitable city through its One Chattanooga plan. In this OECD Champion “Mayor of the Moment” interview, Mayor Tim Kelly discusses the progress made so far, including a 40% reduction in homelessness.
The earthquake in Gaziantep, Turkey, this February was the biggest catastrophe of the last century, but the city responded quickly to support critical areas and stand by residents. Gaziantep Mayor Fatma Şahin shares her strategy and more in this OECD Champion “Mayor of the Moment” interview.
In 2011, Sendai was smashed by a destructive tsunami. Since then the city has been providing for its people – from housing to mental health. How might Sendai’s reconstruction approach help other cities in Ukraine or Türkiye become resilient cities which leave no one behind?
The surge in remote working following the onset of the pandemic has the potential to transform the geography of cities, their economies, and their public finances. Three years on, how are cities faring?
Emergency measures for households during COVID-19 pandemic including eviction bans, rent freezes and mortgage forbearance schemes are being phased out. What tools are policy makers using to stop homelessness in cities before it starts?