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Urban EbA

This video is the third of three sector-specific insight units. In this video, participants learn about the importance of EbA in urban areas and how to implement locally appropriate and just urban…

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EbA in action: Examples from different sectors

This video provides examples of EbA measures that can be implemented in different sectors, including the water, agricultural and urban sectors. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Rural development

The chapter deals with the major trends putting pressure on rural dwellers in different regions of the world and push the student to reflect on if and how these shifts affect the lives of your…

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Introducing SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities

SDG 11 is entitled Sustainable cities and communities. Half of humanity currently lives in cities. The amount of city dwellers is expected to continue to grow, both in absolute numbers and in…

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Environmental Restoration and Industrialization

Cheonggye Stream has historically symbolized Seoul. After the Korean War, the condition of the stream greatly deteriorated. Informal refugee settlements and the accumulation of garbage quickly…

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Governance of the Saemaul Movement

What Were the Achievements of the Saemaul Movement? The results of the Saemaul Movement exceeded the government’s expectations by far. The goals that were targeted for achievement by 1980 were…

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Q&A | Doreen Bogdan-Martin | 2018 Oct. 22

In this Q&A session from the 2018 run of the Tech for Good course, Doreen Bogdan-Martin responds student questions about how cities can use ICT to improve urban services and quality of life. …

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Q&A | Aromar Revi | 2016 Nov. 19

Aromar Revi describes what the Sustainable Cities MOOC aims to do--it aims to provide learners with an understanding of what sustainable cities are and how the course is broken down. He also answers…

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Q&A | David Satterthwaite | 2016 Dec. 20

David Satterthwaite answers a wide variety of questions related to SDG 11 and other issues related to cities and urban planning. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Debra Roberts | 2017 Jan. 23

Debra Roberts, a local government practitioner in South Africa, answers questions related to development and sustainability in cities. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Mariele Hernandez | 2016 Dec. 30

Mariele Hernandez, Project Leader at SDSN Youth, speaks about the Local Pathways Fellowship. It was recruiting young urban leaders from across the world to become champions of the Sustainable…

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Q&A | Joshua Castellino | 2017 Jan. 9

Joshua Castellino, Dean of the Schools of Law and Business at Middlesex University, answers questions on sustainable cities and human rights. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Sue Parnell | 2016 Dec. 2

Sue Parnell answers questions on urban theory and urban history. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Peter Newman | 2017 Jan. 13

Peter Newman, a professor at Curtin University, answers questions about subjects related to cities, such as public transport systems. 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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Q&A | Kavita Wankhade | 2018 Apr. 12

Kavita Wankhade answers questions related to Week 2 of the Sustainable Cities course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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