There are children and youth in Norway who lack predictable, adequate, or safe housing. Some might face risks of domestic violence, struggle with substance abuse, have mental health challenges or live in poverty, the background of these young people is, however, not uniform.
Urban preparedness – The role of public spaces in informal settlements in building community resilience and Cohesion Presented by Andrea Panizzo, EVA Studio Watch the Webinar Recording
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that cities are at the front lines of this crisis and will be at the front lines of any similarly globalized crisis in the future. With these four webinars, we aim to unpack the fundamentals of responding to pandemics effectively in urban areas. SESSION 1 12 June 2020 The COVID-19
The Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub coordinates and connects urban work across the region, enhancing knowledge sharing and peer-to-peer exchange within and beyond RCRC networks and platforms, and operationalize the existing urban learning with a strong orientation toward partnerships and innovation for current and future initiatives.
New research and Study on COVID-19 Response in Urban Areas. Webinars: Rethinking Urban Community Risk Reduction and Resilience while responding to COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that cities are at the front lines of this crisis and will be at the front lines of any similarly globalized crisis in the future. We need
The purpose of these guidelines is to document the process and rationale the development and implementation of the Urban Assessment (UA); providing guidance on how to carry out urban disaster risk reduction / resilience assessments.
Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei Darussalam, has a powerful role to play when it comes to taking Brunei Darussalam beyond the next economic frontier. As a city, its role as an engine of economic growth should not be understated. When one considers that 80% of economic growth is generated by cities around the
Innovation for Economic Development: Brunei’s iCentre through the lens of global-local linkages, local buzz, and industrial policy
Innovation has been at the heart of economic development. Ever sinceJoseph Schumpeter published his landmark book “The Theory of Economic Development”, innovation has gradually evolved to become an essential subject looked upon by decision- and policy-makers as a source to enhance the competitive advantage of nations. Out of this realisation, decision- and policy-makers have placed
The World Food Programme (WFP) and the Global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) in partnership with Flowminder/WorldPop convened a technical meeting in Rome to brainstorm and discuss options to improve assessment designs in urban settings and identify innovative solutions for the way forward. Participating partners included the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the GeoData Institute of
This publication from UN-Habitat covers a wide range of traditional financing instruments for cities, as well as innovative financing options including green bonds, inter-municipal coordination for pooled financing, and landbased financing instruments. It also includes a chapter on ‘Financing Investments in Slums and Informal Settlements’. The book recognizes that cities’ immense financial challenges cannot be