The battle for sustainable development is being decided in the cities

Favelan Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

One billion people live in urban slums. The neighborhood where children grow up is of great importance for their life opportunities, the guest columnists write. Photo: Max Pixel

Of: Elin Andersdotter Fabre and Miriam Matthiessen

Did you know it's World Cities Day today? In the light of the new IPCC report on the climate crisis, we should take advantage of this day and ensure that citizens, decision-makers and people working on development issues understand the role that cities play in shaping our future. Sustainable development has become an increasingly common term in […]

October 31, 2018, Guest chronicle