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European Cities Programme
A research, engagement and capacity building programme on the future of European cities supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies
Emergency Governance for Cities and Regions
This initiative, jointly organised by UCLG, Metropolis and LSE Cities identifies implications for urban governance for addressing global emergencies at the city and regional level. It aims to gather insights on how to build institutional capacities for more effective urban and territorial responses to complex emergencies and the governance of grand challenges.
Governance of Spatial Change
A collaboration with Kuwait University to explore the links between urban governance and spatial development.
Rubbish, Resources and Residues
This project, funded by the British Academy's Urban Infrastructures of Well-Being programme, investigates the need for integrated approaches to solid waste management in Ethiopia and Pakistan.
Governing Infrastructure Interfaces
Governing Infrastructure Interfaces focuses on transport and sanitation infrastructure in Ethiopia’s two largest cities to investigate the relationship between development goals and the contribution made by new infrastructure.
This collaboration with Metropolis aims to develop a system of comparative indicators and collect the corresponding data for a range of major cities and metropolitan areas.
The Urban Uncertainty project was a collaborative investigation into emerging ways of envisioning and governing the future of cities.
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The New Urban Governance project, co-funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, examined multiple aspects of municipal planning, management, and governance.
This project analysed how urban places are sustained and developed over time. It explored the adaptability of places to varied contexts of change and uncertainty which shape the evolution of the built city.
LSE Cities co-led jointly with UCLG a group of twenty global experts as part of the preparatory process for the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III).
The International Growth Centre's Myanmar office collaborated with LSE Cities on this first step towards developing a more in-depth research programme on urban development in Yangon.
A report by LSE Cities on Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2014 Mayors Challenge. LSE Cities provided input to Bloomberg Philanthropies on the political and demographic make-up of selected European cities, and completed an objective assessment of the innovation level shown by the shortlisted proposals.
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