Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS)
The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) is based at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. It offers postgraduate education and training, advisory services and applied research in the field of urban management, housing and urban planning aimed at reducing poverty and improving the quality of life in cities. IHS has worked with Cities Alliance for a number of years. It has trained hundreds of urban professionals in Ethiopia and Ghana, and was instrumental in establishing the Urban Management Course at the Ethiopian Civil Service University – the first course of its kind in Africa.
New York University (The Marron Institute of Urban Management)
The Marron Institute deepens the fundamental understanding of cities by working with civic innovators to improve urban management. The Marron Institute works with civic innovators around the world to address challenges related to land use, urban mobility, air quality, fiscal sustainability, and criminal justice.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UNSDSN)
UNSDSN aim to accelerate joint learning and help to overcome the compartmentalization of technical and policy work by promoting integrated approaches to the interconnected economic, social, and environmental challenges confronting the world.