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Cities Alliance to Host Knowledge Exchange on Know Your City! Activities

From 25-27 September 2017, Cities Alliance is organising a knowledge sharing event for grantees of our 2014 Catalytic Fund Call for Proposals. Representatives from ten projects will gather in Brussels to learn from each other and network with people working on similar issues.

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How Data Empowers Women to Drive Change in Informal Urban Settlements

A look at Slum Dwellers International’s work in support of SDG5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

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Cities Alliance Now Accepting Applications for its Gender Prize

The prize recognises partnerships between local government and local communities that have implemented innovative solutions for promoting women’s empowerment. Grand prize winners will receive a trip to the World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur in February 2018.

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Local Realities, Global Transformations: Why Understanding Cities is Essential in Achieving SDG 5

Emilia Saiz, Deputy Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments, offers her views on why supporting cities is an essential part of global commitments to empower women.