By Nazem Tahvilzadeh on 04 dec, 2018
New forms of collaboration between state and civil society actors are emerging in cities around the world. Nazem Tahvilzadeh summarises a workshop on 'Participatory Cities' at the Mistra Urban Futures conference in Cape Town in November 2108.
By Jan Riise on 03 dec, 2018
Over the next two weeks, world leaders must agree on the HOW of the Paris agreement three years ago. Guidelines on adaptation, reduced emissions, funding, technology and capacity-building is on the agenda.
By Ylva Berglund on 03 dec, 2018
In many central areas of our cities, shops are closing down in an accelerating rate – but might that actually be beneficial for the local culture? Ylva Berglund reflects on a recently held panel discussion.
By Johan Larson Lindal on 25 okt, 2018
How do we transform the global economy in order to enrich the world’s poor while reaching the 1,5˚ Celsius goal?Johan Larson Lindal at Mistra Urban Futures in Stockholm writes from Sida conference on Development.
By K.Diprose N.Taylor-Buck on 08 okt, 2018
High-level political commitment and support for the SDGs is a key feature in countries that are particularly progressive in delivering on them, write Nick Taylor Buck and Kristina Diprose from Mistra Urban Futures and the University of Sheffield’s Urban Institute.