Good Housing Makes a Good City - Carlos Zedillo

The lecture seeks to highlight the impact of the housing sector on the development of cities and the attainment of the Sustainability Developments Goals (SDGs). It will also unveil the state of housing in Mexico and its opportunities and challenges for compliance with the 2030 Agenda.

AUDIO: Carlos Zedillo - "Good Housing Makes a Good City"

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The Urban Informal Economy – Alison Brown

This lecture examines how precarious urban livelihoods in the informal economy can be transformed by innovative and rights-based approaches to urban policy, contributing to economic and social inclusion, and recovery in crisis-affected cities.

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AUDIO: Alison Brown - The Urban Informal Economy

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"Mobility of Care" – Ines Sanchez de Madariaga

The Mobility of Care: Introducing Gender-Aware Concepts in Transportation Planning aims at providing a better understanding of travel patterns of women and men, by taking into account the travel implications of daily tasks performed by individuals with care responsibilities.

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AUDIO: Ines Sanchez de Madariaga - “Mobility of Care”

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The role of urban law in the New Urban Agenda - Thomas Coggin

This lecture will introduce listeners to the role of law (including legislation, rights, and jurisprudence) in influencing our lives in cities, focusing primarily on its benefits, but also how it can marginalize people.

https://youtu.be/GgHYJ5vlyMA

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AUDIO: Thomas Coggin - The role of urban law in the New Urban Agenda

 

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Networking City Leadership - Michele Acuto

With mounting globalisation, sprawling city-to-city connections, and an increasing role in global governance, it is critical for city leaders to understand and strategically orient their networking activities to open up the horizons of urban policy. Michele Acuto from University College London addresses this in the following lecture.

https://youtu.be/UdiglFfKEZM

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"Cities and the New Climate Economy: The Role of Urban Form and Transport" - Philipp Rode

Philipp Rode in this lecture presents the findings of the cities research programme of the Commission’s New Climate Economy (NCE) project which LSE Cities is co-leading. The overall aim of NCE is to provide independent and authoritative evidence on the relationship between actions which can strengthen economic performance and those which reduce the risk of dangerous climate change.

https://youtu.be/aDXbjLJLV_U

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"Coproducing for sustainable cities" - Diana Mitlin

Diana Mitlin from University of Manchester in this lecture argue that coproduction is an essential component of an inclusive urban agenda

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AUDIO: Diana Mitlin - Coproducing for sustainable cities

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