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, ...
What notable policy initiatives have cities used to tackle youth unemployment during the pandemic?

What notable policy initiatives have cities used to tackle youth unemployment during the pandemic?

Ahead of IPPO's event with Youth Futures Foundation on cities’ youth employment recovery strategies, here is a global scan of ...
The impact of COVID-19 on youth unemployment in the UK: key regional differences and long-term trends

The impact of COVID-19 on youth unemployment in the UK: key regional differences and long-term trends

Ahead of our expert roundtable looking at how UK cities should tackle youth unemployment in their COVID recovery plans, this ...
After the ‘quick fix’ responses COVID-19 has demanded, now we must listen to our communities to develop long-term solutions for their underlying health issues

After the ‘quick fix’ responses COVID-19 has demanded, now we must listen to our communities to develop long-term solutions for their underlying health issues

In London, some conversations with our communities about inequality, systemic injustice and racism have made for uncomfortable listening ...
The geographical complexities of COVID-19: Why are different places showing different rates of recovery?

The geographical complexities of COVID-19: Why are different places showing different rates of recovery?

The pandemic has highlighted the UK's different economy types as well as its diverse levels of socioeconomic deprivation. But how ...
What are governments doing to support the regions, cities and towns hardest-hit by COVID-19?

What are governments doing to support the regions, cities and towns hardest-hit by COVID-19?

This global research scan by INGSA and the Blavatnik School of Government summarises policy initiatives introduced around the world to ...
Consultation burnout and a fear of being forgotten. This is what COVID-19 ‘recovery’ feels like for many marginalised communities

Consultation burnout and a fear of being forgotten. This is what COVID-19 ‘recovery’ feels like for many marginalised communities

One positive outcome of the pandemic should have been a greater commitment to supporting UK communities – including my own ...