Discussions

 

September 2016
Influencing the New Urban Agenda: 20 ideas for creating better cities

August 2016
Art for change: Taking on the taboo in underserved communities.

July 2016
Integrating Informal Workers into Our Future Cities

June 2016
Can Cities Grow More Equitably? Urban Planners from Our Global Network Offer Solutions

May 2016
Are "Smart" Cities the Way Ahead for the Global South?

April 2016
Sustainable Transport: Is the Global South Moving Away from the Car?

March 2016
Cities for All: Innovations for Greater Equitability

February 2016
Participatory Processes: Making Bottom-up Development Work

January 2016
Looking Ahead to the Year of Habitat III

December 2015
Climate change, cities, and the poor

November 2015
The new distribution of urban poverty: thinking outside the city limits

October 2015
Ensuring impact: using methods and metrics to assess results

September 2015
Aligning local anti-poverty efforts with global goals

August 2015
Fighting urban poverty by fighting inequality

July 2015
Public transportation, inequality, and the urban poor

June 2015
Cities as engines of change

May 2015
Finding a voice in the politics of urban poverty

April 2015
Light, heat, energy: powering poor urban communities

March 2015
Visualizing urban poverty to reshape community

February 2015
Work, leverage, and leadership for poor urban youth

January 2015
Policy, poverty, and technology

December 2014
Urban equity, informality, and financial inclusion

November 2014
Linking land policy and planning to urban inclusion

October 2014
Work, space, and transportation

September 2014
The potential impact of a city-focused Sustainable Development Goal

August 2014
Safe cities and urban inclusion

July 2014
Inclusive planning and housing

30 June 2014
Street vending: Policies, projects, and implications

23 June 2014
Access to credit: Banks and the poor

9 June 2014
Urban refugees

30 May 2014
Flooded slums: Disaster's disproportionate effect on informal communities

19 May 2014
Inclusive transit in cities of the Global South

5 May 2014
Making participatory processes work in urban upgrading: innovations and challenges from Asia

22 April 2014
Lessons learned at the World Urban Forum

25 March 2014
Adversity and urban planning: Designing safer, more resilient cities

14 March 2014
Retooling 'Cities for Life': New approaches to urban infrastructure and service provision

3 March 2014
Urban planning and design: Laws, regulations, and the informal city

17 February 2014
Food security in coastal cities

10 February 2014
The competition for water

3 February 2014
Violence against children

13 January 2014
Making slum upgrading work in urban Africa

6 January 2014
Looking forward: What to watch for in 2014

23 December 2013
Looking back: What we learned in 2013

16 December 2013
Books and projects worth sharing

9 December 2013
Human rights and the urban poor

2 December 2013
Fighting HIV/AIDS

18 November 2013
Fighting poverty and exclusion in Latin American cities

11 November 2013
Livelihood options for poor urban youth

4 November 2013
Walking, biking, and human-scale cities

28 October 2013
Women and financial inclusion

21 October 2013
Land title and informal settlements

14 October 2013
World Food Day

7 October 2013
Mental health and the urban poor

30 September 2013
Transportation infrastructure for the urban poor

23 September 2013
Mapping, data and informal communities

16 September 2013
Ties between urban poverty and rural life

9 September 2013
South-South cooperation

2 September 2013
The power of literacy

26 August 2013
Slums as laboratories of urbanism

19 August 2013
Leveraging large-scale events for urban development

12 August 2013
Crime and violence

5 August 2013
Educational programs to transform young lives

29 July 2013
Toxic waste and the urban poor

22 July 2013
Interviews with architects and city planners

15 July 2013
Work conditions: informality, coersion and change

8 July 2013
Family planning

1 July 2013
Slum clearance, planning, and community resistance

24 June 2013
Approaches to endemic and infectious disease

17 June 2013
Providing infrastructure to the urban poor

10 June 2013
Fighting child labor

3 June 2013
Success stories for empowering women

27 May 2013
Race, ethnicity, and cultural diversity

20 May 2013
Food, nutrition, and the urban poor

13 May 2013
Micro-finance and investment

6 May 2013
City planning instruments

29 April 2013
Linking informal settlements to the city center

22 April 2013
Bringing services to the new urban poor

15 April 2013
Changing the narrative of the poor

8 April 2013
Sharing health information with the urban poor

25 March 2013
Public-private partnerships for shared prosperity

18 March 2013
Access to water

11 March 2013
Homelessness and informal settlements

4 March 2013
Women and safety: Threats and perceptions

25 February 2013
Kids in city slums

18 February 2013
Political involvement by the urban poor

11 February 2013
Sports and development

4 February 2013
New approaches to transportation

28 January 2013
Data for urban change

21 January 2013
New approaches to construction

14 January 2013
Informal status: How legal frameworks shape settlements, strategies and tactics

7 January 2013
Energy and informality: Powering change on and off the grid

31 December 2012
Looking forward: Topics to watch in 2013

17 December 2012
Looking back: What we've learned in 2012

10 December 2012
Work innovations for the urban poor

3 December 2012
Readings and resources on cities and poverty

26 November 2012
Safety and informal communities

19 November 2012
Disaster relief as a model for urban sustainability

5 November 2012
Urban poverty across generations

29 October 2012
Public space in informal settlements

22 October 2012
Distance and proximity

15 October 2012
Health interventions and local values

8 October 2012
Climate change: Prospects and preparation

1 October 2012
Cultural expressions of community

24 September 2012
Community organizations, tenancy and title

10 September 2012
Sex work, trafficking and AIDS

3 September 2012
Mobile and networked technology

27 August 2012
Rework, reuse, recycle

20 August 2012
Education for girls in the slums

13 August 2012
Violence

6 August 2012
Infrastructure gaps and clean water

30 July 2012
Health, innovation and the urban poor

18 June 2012
Covering Rio+20