【IN FOCUS】International Day for Biological Diversity: Build Back Biodiversity
It is essential to incorporate global goals for protecting biodiversity into urban planning to achieve sustainable development in cities. IN FOCUS today will introduce five innovative initiatives that incorporate the protection of biodiversity.
Echo of Cities | Boston, United States: Youth Lead the Change
In 2016, Boston won the 3rd Guangzhou Award with its initiative "Youth Lead the Change: Youth Participatory Budgeting". Let’s learn how Boston has empowered youth to increase the vitality of urban governance.
【IN FOCUS】The World Earth Day: Earth4All
In this week's IN FOCUS, we will showcase five cities' pioneering initiatives aimed at tackling environmental problems by promoting innovative measures.
【FOCUS】Strengthen Public Health and Improve People's Living Standards
This week's IN FOCUS will showcase four cities’ innovations in strengthening public health and improving citizens’ living standards through epidemic prevention and control, food safety, drinking water sanitation and healthcare for the elderly.
Echo of Cities | La Paz, Bolivia: “Zebramen” facilitate a Better City
La Paz’s Zebra Project won the 3rd Guangzhou Award for its contribution and influence on urban development. Looking back to the past 7 years, what changes has the project made?
City Stories | Bandung, Indonesia: The Roles of Public Health Service Through OMABA Cooking Centre for Managing Malnourished and Stunting Children
This section will share the knowledge and experience of urban governance innovation with readers by selecting excellent urban innovation cases from the report.
City Stories | Capital Region, Denmark: Cycle Superhighways in Capital Region of Denmark
Cities have always been a source of innovation. The 15 shortlisted cities for the 5th Guangzhou Award in the report will serve as a guiding reference for cities around the world to find new solutions.
【FOCUS】Improve public service to ensure good health and well-being
With the acceleration of global urbanization, people's pursuit of health and well-being has become more urgent. Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all is an essential part of sustainable development.
Echo of Cities | Copenhagen, Denmark: Copenhagen Climate Resilient Neighborhood
Copenhagen was a winner of the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation in 2016. When getting the award, most of the climate resilient neighborhood programs in Copenhagen were still ongoing.
Echo of Cities | Hangzhou, China: Public Bicycle Sharing Leads Green travel
In 2008, Hangzhou began to put the public bicycle sharing system into operation and won the Guangzhou Award in 2014 with the initiative. As shared bicycles are widespread around the nation, Hangzhou Public Bicycle System also makes more adjustments.