Jinja, Uganda. Photo: Cities Alliance

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Cities Alliance Charts New Strategic Direction for the Partnership

Cities Alliance has adopted a new strategic plan that positions the organisation within the framework of global agendas and supports their implementation. The plan outlines a mission, vision and strategic objective for the partnership and structures our activities within two windows: Country/City, and Global.

 By Alex Tan - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.ph

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Cities Alliance at the 9th World Urban Forum

Join us at our learning events and booth to explore innovative ways to implement the New Urban Agenda at the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 7-13 February 2018.

Photo: International Migration Organization

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How Migration Can Benefit Secondary Cities

Secondary cities are among the fastest growing in the world, and the arrival point for tens of thousands of migrants each year. Although these migrants put added pressure on cities that are already straining to accommodate the needs of residents, they also offer the potential for opportunity and economic growth.

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USAID Rejoins the Cities Alliance Partnership

In October, Cities Alliance formally welcomed USAID back to the partnership. We spoke with the Office of Land and Urban in USAID's Bureau of Economic Growth, Education, and Environment about the agency's approach to urban development and what it hopes to achieve together with Cities Alliance.