Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Getting international climate finance to the local level

With the rapid ratification of the Paris Agreement, international climate funds will be important in scaling-up developing countries climate action. Evidence shows climate finance reaching the local level – as … Continue reading

Saturday, 25 March 2017 · Leave a comment

Global Urban Justice: The Rise of Human Rights Cities

Introduction – Cities increasingly base their local policies on human rights. Human rights cities promise to forge new alliances between urban actors and international organizations, to enable the ‘translation’ of … Continue reading

Monday, 12 December 2016 · Leave a comment

The Urban Planner’s Guide to a Post-COP21 World

The UN roadmap for cities …is essentially a playbook for cities with four primary objectives. The first goal is to increase the number of cities and regions implementing action plans. … Continue reading

Monday, 14 December 2015 · Leave a comment

Urban China: Toward Efficient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Urbanization

The joint report by the World Bank and the Development Research Center of China’s State Council, Urban China: Toward Efficient, Inclusive and Sustainable Urbanization, includes six priority areas for a … Continue reading

Wednesday, 30 April 2014 · Leave a comment