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7.5.2018

New York City Will Be First City Ever to Report on Its UN Global Goals Progress

New York City is setting an example for the rest of the country to follow.

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7.5.2018

New York City Will Be First City Ever to Report on Its UN Global Goals Progress

New York City is setting an example for the rest of the country to follow.
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5.4.2018

Climate Change and Social Change - Metropolitics

Cities are home to more than half the world's population and the source of most global CO2 emissions—and yet often occupy vulnerable sites
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1.7.2016

Die Armut wegplanen

Forschung: Überall in der Welt entwickelt sich der massive Zuzug in die Städte zu einem Problem. Ein UN-Projekt forscht an einer zweifelhaften Lösung

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12.12.2013

Kids in the City - Dump Site

The Dump Site tells the story of children who scavenge from the Dandora rubbish tip in Nairobi to survive. Driven out of school by poverty, they search for food, plastic or metal - anything that will get them the little money they need to get by...
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12.12.2013

The Right to Stay

In the Mukuru slum, one of the biggest in Nairobi, a group of residents have decided to go to court to demand the right to the land on which they live and the end of forced evictions. Kenya adopted a new Constitution in 2010 which protects the right...
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5.12.2013

Future Megacities

Cities, particularly emerging megacities in developing and newly industrializing countries, play a significant role in climate change. They are both massive contributors of greenhouse gases as well as sensitive victims to its consequences. Therefore...

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20.4.2018

Megastädte und Urbanisierung in Südasien / Wolfgang-Peter Zingel... [et al.]

Einiges ist nicht neu. Dass Mega-Städte wie Mumbai, Dhaka, Karatschi oder Kolkata zu rasch gewachsen sind, um an eine geplante Urbanisierung überhaupt denken zu können, sehen alle, die schon mal dort gewesen sind. Staatliche Einrichtungen und städtische Verwaltungen wurden vom Tempo und Ausmass der...
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29.3.2018

Le logement en Europe : délogeons la crise! / [Charlotte Mathivet ... [et al.]] ; [éd. Coredem, Ritimo, Aitec]

"Ce numéro Passerelle avait à l’origine été pensé comme une mise à jour du dossier de 2008, intitulé « Europe pas sans toit », qui dressait un état des lieux de la situation du logement en Europe. En 2008, on parlait déjà de la crise et du logement avec notamment l’éclatement de la crise des
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