In the face of urban warfare, mayors and local communities have emerged as symbols of leadership, resistance, and resilience.
The Council partners with the Metropolitan Planning Council and the City of Chicago to discuss the We Will Chicago Plan with city leaders from Paris, Dupnitsa, and Chicago.
The Council is a supporting partner of this event hosted by The Financial Times that brings together a cross section of leaders to establish a common vision for the sustainable, equitable, and safe cities of tomorrow.
Building on the 2021 Summit for Democracy and its city-focused side event, this workshop will examine the policies and practices through which cities can advance democracy.
“Most cities are still lagging when it comes to processing and converting this information in a way that can improve lives and save the planet,” writes Robert Muggah.
"The rampant spread of climate misinformation and disinformation has potentially dire implications for the Amazon Basin," cowrites Robert Muggah in the Washington Post.
This report presents findings from a survey of city governments that identifies major issues for international engagement, including the COVID-19 pandemic and response.
Local strategies can revive economies, nurture hope, and diminish the appeal of antidemocratic populism in struggling industrial regions.