Sōichirō Takashima, Mayor of Fukuoka, Japan, discusses the city’s plans for a more sustainable and inclusive future, through urban development, start-ups and promotion of the SDGs.
In Bogotá, 1.2 million women dedicate most of their time to unpaid care work, and 90% of them live in poverty. Bogotá Mayor Claudia López discusses what she’s doing to relieve the burden on women in her city.
The OECD’s Andrew Lombardi discusses how heat exacerbates inequalities in cities and breaks down what cities can do to save lives now and enhance heat resilience through better policies and practices.
What did Amsterdam’s city planners come up with when they sat down to reimagine what tourism can do for the city?
Nigeria’s economic powerhouse Lagos has doubled its population over the last two decades to 24 million. It could reach between 85 and 100 million inhabitants by 2100. As the cities of the Global South expand, can they grow green?
Poor mental health is one of the most complex crises facing society today, and young people are the worst affected. Can urban design help?
The current Paris waste crisis has suddenly become very visible. But it is more than an inconvenience – it is a reminder of a much wider health and environmental crisis caused by our waste.
Subnational governments are sitting on a treasure trove of data. From waste and transport to local taxes, huge quantities of data are produced daily. This data can be incredibly powerful – helping city administrations make services more targeted and effective.