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, ...
Boarded-up council block in London

Mind the social class gap: how COVID-19’s unequal income shock hit the UK’s have-nots hardest

While most people’s income was negatively affected by the pandemic, a close look at the evidence shows the biggest losers ...
Edmonton, Canada

Real-time data, honestly shared: a brave new strategy that can help end homelessness?

Built for Zero programmes in North America suggest that bringing a community together around a real-time, honest appraisal of data ...
future of homelessness

Roundtable report: using evidence to tackle the long-term causes of homelessness in more systemic ways

In the second of IPPO’s policy roundtables, we discussed the future of homelessness in each UK nation in light of ...
Beyond the COVID crisis: can emergency measures be turned into systemic change to end homelessness?

Beyond the COVID crisis: can emergency measures be turned into systemic change to end homelessness?

Finland has seen unusual levels of success in reducing rough sleeping and long-term homelessness. Can its learnings inform strategies in ...
man rough sleeping on a street

Minimising the impact of COVID-19 on people sleeping rough: an overview of UK and global responses

While policy innovations in many countries have reduced the immediate risks for rough sleepers during COVID-19, these interventions are typically ...
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