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Smarter NYC: How City Agencies Innovate in a Time of Crises

As COVID-19 and other crises spread across the world, how can cities and city agencies adapt? Created by the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Smarter NYC…

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Regional and City-level SDG Indices

In this video, SDG Index Manager Guillaume Lafortune presents the case for local SDG measurement, and discusses the methodologies used to create regional and city-level indices that serve as a…

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Voices from the Field | Claudio Acioly, Jr., UN-Habitat

Architect and urban planner Claudio Acioly, Jr., is the Head of the Training and Capacity Development Unit of UN-Habitat, based in Nairobi, Kenya. In this Voices from the Field video, Claudio shares…

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Q&A | Aromar Revi | 2016 Nov. 25

Aromar Revi answers questions on how a city functions after Week 2 of the course which focused on London and Mumbai. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | William Cobbett | 2016 Dec. 12

William Cobbett, Director of the Cities Alliance, answers questions on the general issues of urbanization, poverty reduction, and management of cities. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Sanitation Service Chain: An Overview

This chapter offers an overview of sanitation, focusing on urban and rural sanitation. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Health Services and Planning Solutions for Improving Urban Health

This video is part of Module 5: How can we improve human development in cities? Many cities face health threats linked to urban and territorial planning. Infectious diseases thrive in overcrowded…

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Migration, Mobility and the Urban-Rural Continuum

This video is part of Module 4: How can we make cities productive and reduce inequality? Learn about migration, mobility, and urban-rural areas. Rural-Urban Continuum Codes form a classification…

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Migration and the Refugee Crisis

This video is part of Module 4: How can we make cities productive and reduce inequality? When someone is forced from their home, more often than not they move to cities in search of both safety…

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Urban Risks and Vulnerabilities

This video is part of Module 3: How can we reduce urban poverty and make cities inclusive and safe? Urban poverty is also one of the most challenging issues in development exacerbated by issues…

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Urban Research and Methods

This chapter features a discussion of the different types of research modalities there are to support inclusive, sustainable urban development, induing the general issues faced by researchers in city…

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The 10-point Agenda for 21st Century Cities

In this chapter, Jeffrey Sachs proposes a 10-point agenda that cities should follow to catalyze sustainable development, and outlines some of the pros and cons of advancements in science and…

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