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50 years of gentrification: will all our cities turn into 'deathly' Canberra?
The drive to make cities more ‘liveable’ means parks, plazas and happy pedestrians. But the reality is ever more sterile, identikit cities where public space isn’t public at all.
Women's land rights and Africa's development conundrum – which way forward?
Land rights play a crucial role in agricultural development and inclusive growth, but in many countries in Africa, women lose out from patriarchal legal and cultural traditions. How can these practices be changed to benefit everyone?
Call to take part in the World Social Forum and the World Assembly of Inhabitants
Urban and rural inhabitants for a life of dignity!
European conference on citizenship and twinning
Chicago: Affordable housing advocates say proposal falls short
The rise of Poland's urban movement
Recent successes of Polish urban movement suggest that people are ready for a different way of practising democracy.
Publication: Housing Emergency in Spain
The crisis of foreclosures and evictions from a Human Rights perspective.
Beyond the square: changing dynamics at the World Social Forum
If the recent Occupy-type social explosions are to seek transformative action beyond occupied squares, they should look at the history of the World Social Forum, with its valuable paths to transnational connectivity.
Fostering social interaction in cities
World Habitat Awards 2014: Finalists Announced!

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