Topic: Cities

IPPO Cities at the World Urban Forum: Key Takeaways

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 ...
Can China's zero-COVID Policy Stand Up to the Test?

Can China’s zero-COVID Policy Stand Up to the Test?

Virologist Feng Gao is head of the Institute of Molecular and Medical Virology at Jinan University in southern China’s Guangzhou, ...
IPPO Cities event report: tackling urban inequalities through pandemic recovery

IPPO Cities event report: tackling urban inequalities through pandemic recovery

In February 2022, IPPO Cities convened their second policy roundtable.  This online event explored innovative work being undertaken in tackling ...
Born amid the devastation of COVID-19: a new index of civic strength for London

Born amid the devastation of COVID-19: a new index of civic strength for London

London's Civic Strength Index – co-designed by Londoners themselves – uses 75 indicators to capture how the power of local ...
IPPO Cities event report: how is COVID-19 changing the use of urban spaces for the long-term?

IPPO Cities event report: how is COVID-19 changing the use of urban spaces for the long-term?

IPPO Cities' opening event included contributions from city officials and advisors in London, Belfast, Stockholm, Cape Town, Bangkok and Melbourne ...
From fix to fixture: which COVID-driven urban innovations are here to stay for the long term?

From fix to fixture: which COVID-driven urban innovations are here to stay for the long term?

What future potential are we unlocking through the temporary fixes, everyday experiments and collective ingenuity of global city-dwellers during COVID-19? ...
The economics of urban wellbeing: why population mental health is critical for the economic resilience of our cities

The economics of urban wellbeing: why population mental health is critical for the economic resilience of our cities

COVID-19 is not just a health and economic pandemic but a psychological one that has taken a heavy toll on ...
How can cities tackle youth unemployment in their COVID recovery plans? Ideas and fresh challenges emerging from our roundtable

How can cities tackle youth unemployment in their COVID recovery plans? Ideas and fresh challenges emerging from our roundtable

IPPO's event with Youth Futures Foundation brought together city-level policymakers and youth employment experts from all over the UK to ...