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  • Whilst in Viet Nam, Elizabeth Ryan and Helen Scott from the Cities Programme also met with the Nguyen Trung Viet, Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Climate Change Bureau (pictured centre below) and his team. HCMC is taking a proactive integrated approach to climate change, working across the urban spectrum: mobility; waste management; food; health; water.
    TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE AND URBAN RESILIENCE IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION

    Cities Programme supports high-level workshop on environment change and urbanization in Asia Pacific The high-level event – ‘Environment Change and Urbanization in the South East Asia region’  – recently held in Viet Nam, attracted 50 leading organisations from across the...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    At the first National Urban Forum, Nigeria promises faster Slum Upgrading

    Abuja 23 October 2014—Nigeria recently held its first ever National Urban Forum during which the Federal Government announced plans to redefine and scale up slum upgrading efforts toward confronting challenges of expanding urban areas in the country....

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    South Sudan Mayors debate Urbanization Challenges

    Juba, 22 October 2014 – Random spatial growth, unplanned urban expansion as well as an increasing rural-urban migration are some of the most pressing issues mayors in South Sudan are grappling with, the country’s second national urbanization conference...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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