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World Cities Report 2016: Urbanization and Development: Emerging Futures

  Published by UNHABITAT, this year’s World Cities Report presents a number of issues that this New Urban Agenda should address.  United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development — known as Habitat III — in Quito, Ecuador, is a timely and important opportunity. It takes place as the world embarks on efforts to …

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Hidden Cities: Unmasking and Overcoming Inequities in Urban Settings

The joint UN-HABITAT/WHO report Hidden cities is the result of an intensive collaboration between the UN-HABITAT head office in Nairobi, Kenya,and the World Health Organization. Broad physical, social and economic determinants influence the health of city dwellers. The natural and built environment influences the health of urban residents through geography and climate, housing quality, water and sanitation systems, air quality, and …

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Urban World: Innovative Cities

This issue of Urban World (published by UNHABITAT) covers innovative cities. It examines why learning is the key to smarter urban development. It is also available in  Español, русский, 中文 at the UNHABITAT link below. UNHABITAT (online home) http://www.unhabitat.org/pmss/listItemDetails.aspx?publicationID=2784