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A Look at How Six Global Agreements Support Sustainable Urban Development

This new set of one-page briefs is part of an analysis commissioned to IIED by Cities Alliance that aims to help a range of urban development actors understand how six global agreements can support the advancement of sustainable urban development.

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Uganda Urban Expo is All About Secondary Cities and their Role in Economic Growth

The groundbreaking event in Jinja put the spotlight squarely on Uganda’s fast-growing secondary cities, their needs, and potential. The entire Expo was locally driven and organised, and it attracted a great deal of interest.

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Liberia’s Housing Policies are Increasingly Recognising the Urban Poor

A new agreement between Liberia’s National Housing Authority and Habitat for Humanity International highlights the partnerships that the Cities Alliance Liberia Country Programme is achieving, especially in promoting national policies that support slum upgrading and affordable housing for low-income households.

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Cities Alliance Marks 5th Anniversary in Brussels

It has been a full and very productive five years for the Cities Alliance, with fresh opportunities, a new home at the centre of Europe on a UNOPS platform, and far-reaching changes to the way we do business.