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Comic Relief and Big Lottery Fund Partner with Cities Alliance to Create Lasting Change in Liberia

Cities Alliance has received a £3.9 million grant through a partnership between Comic Relief and Big Lottery Fund that will help improve the lives of over 400,000 slum dwellers in Monrovia, Liberia over the next five years.

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Inês Magalhães Appointed Minister of Cities for Brazil

Inês da Silva Magalhães assumed the function of Minister of Cities, Brazil on 22 April 2016. She previously held the post of National Secretary of Housing in Brazil from 2005.

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Cities Alliance Contributes to a Successful Habitat III Meeting in Toluca

As part of Cities Alliance support for Latin America in advance of Habitat III, the partnership actively participated in the Habitat III Regional Meeting held in Toluca, Mexico 18-20 April 2016. We also co-organised seven side events with a wide range of partners.

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Cities Alliance supports ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability for Resilient Cities 2016

Resilient Cities 2016, the 7th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, will take place from 6 to 8 July 2016 in Bonn, Germany. This year, and looking ahead to Habitat III, the congress will feature three thematic pillars.