The most vulnerable to disease are those living on the margins of our cities. Unplanned urban living leaves people vulnerable. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed deep inequalities and demonstrated that tackling the virus is more challenging in urban areas, where access to quality healthcare is uneven, housing inadequate, water and sanitation lacking, transport infrastructure patchy and jobs precarious. Throughout this session with Maimunah Sharif, we will gain insights on different issues related to the need for shaping the future settlements more resilient and to guarantee adequate housing for all. We will seek answers to questions such as: what are the main urban challenges in the current context? How is it possible to realize an inclusive, affordable, and adequate housing for all? How can innovation help to improve people's quality of life?
Maimunah Sharif: the impact of Covid-19 in informal settlements
What life is like in Chongqing, the largest city in the world.
Social equity: what is it and how is it epitomized in Iceland
Billions of dollars spent in vain: why is San Francisco unable to stop its homelessness problem
U.S. Mayoral Roundtable #2 | Connecting Every Family
How are cities tackling the issue of loneliness?
What makes a walkable city
Smart cities present risks but also opportunities for inclusion
Lessons from Costa Rica’s Age-Friendly Cities
Mitigating Energy Poverty through Affordable Cities
European Commission, Scalable Cities: 550 City-led Initiatives to Mitigate Issues
Pontus Westerberg, UN-Habitat: Internet Connectivity in a World with 3.7B People Still Offline
Orna Rosenfeld, Global Housing Advisor | In Pursuit of Inclusive Urban Futures
Martha Thorne, IE University of Architecture and Design | Let's Teach our Cities
How Eswatini became the country with the highest HIV prevalence in the world and what is it doing about it
A Few Valuable Lessons from Costa Rica’s Age-Friendly Cities
Women's New European Bauhaus & City of Reykjavik | Cities Crafted for Citizen’s needs
Singles and urbanism: towards cities with fewer couples
Cecilia Tham, Futurity Systems | Democratizing the Virtual Universe
Is it possible to establish a unique demographic transition model?
When Technology Becomes A Push for Inclusion
Cities Made for Citizens’ Needs
Cities in the New Normalcy: What makes them Attractive for Talent?
Sandra Baer, SmartCitiesWorld | City Branding, Social Inclusion & Digital Technology Investments
US Mayoral Roundtable #1
What is a city like that cares for the mental health of its residents?
Are You Living In One Of The Best—Or Worst—Cities For Drivers?
19 cities get 'Asphalt Art' grants
How crowdsourced weather observations help cities prepare for extreme heat
Designing for Well-Being and Promoting Spaces for Everyone
Micro-housing: what is it and why could it be a housing solution
Three cities that have managed to reduce drug use
Mosquitoes and health: how science has been tackling the silent killer of millions for centuries
Six cities that have discovered the value of urban photography
Content Pills #10: Safer cities for pedestrians
Content Pills #8: The role of indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge
Youth associations: social cohesion begins in neighborhoods.
Content Pills #9: Intergenerational Solidarity. Creating a World for All Ages
Content Pills #7: How should be the perfect city for our four-legged friends?
Overpopulation: Is the future as bleak as it was depicted in the 1970s?
Content Pills #6: Effects of the Olympics on Host Cities. The Urbanism Legacy
Content Pills #5: The urgency and importance of population issues
Can good urban planning reduce obesity?
Content Pills #3: Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. The key to an inclusive, sustainable and green recovery
Kutupalong, the world's largest refugee camp
What is the effect of tobacco on city health?
Why is urban sprawl still on the rise?
Urban and sub-urban disparities in health outcomes among patients with COVID-19; a cross-sectional study of 234 418 patients in Iran
Why the internet of things should be top of your company’s priority list
'The bike saved me': cycling project for vulnerable people under threat
Which are the most densely populated cities in the world?
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