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Stephen O’Brien with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Why John Norris is Wrong About the World Humanitarian Summit

In the journal Foreign Policy, Norris calls the World Humanitarian Summit a “train wreck”. UNU-GCM researcher Valeria Bello offers a different perspective, addressing the three reasons that Norris considers the Summit process to have “gone so wrong”.

UN Report Urges New Agenda for Resilient, Sustainable Cities

The inaugural edition of the UN-HABITAT World Cities Report, presents an analysis of urban development of the past 20 years and reveals new forms of collaboration and cooperation, planning, governance, finance and learning that can sustain positive change.