Tagged: Cities

The Process of Good Policymaking: How do Cities Differ in their Approaches?

The question of what constitutes ‘good’ city policy and how this can be achieved has been present as an undercurrent throughout much of IPPO Cities’ work to date, from discussions on the engagement of stakeholders in shaping policy priorities to reflections on innovative methods of monitoring and reporting on policy outcomes. In this session, we take the opportunity to step back and reflect more on some higher-level questions.

Lessons for Policymakers Building the 21st Century City Centre

IPPO Cities convened a policy roundtable to explore how city policymakers navigate new demands for the city centre as the core of urban life. The event focused on how city centres’ can become more livable, allow slow mobility within, and preserve their cultural identity while climate-proofing their infrastructure. By Henriette Ruhrmann.

The Future of the City Centre: what are the issues?

Ahead of our joint event with the Future of City Centres Network, Robert Rogerson (Institute for Future Cities, University of Strathclyde), and Bob Giddings (Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Northumbria University), set out...

Cities’ Use of Data and Intelligence: Key Takeaways

IPPO Cities convened a policy roundtable to explore insights from the pandemic for city policymakers on the use of intelligence and data.  The event asked how city policymakers took decisions during the pandemic, what worked and why, and what lessons could be applied to future crises and everyday decision-making.

IPPO Cities at the World Urban Forum: Key Takeaways

Carla Washbourne reports from the World Urban Forum in Katowice, Poland on IPPO Cities’ panel on urban observatories. Carla Washbourne IPPO Cities co-organised a global networking event for urban observatories at the World Urban...