Scenario analysis

Spatial Inequality and Poverty in African Cities

George Owusu Institute of Statistical, Social & Economic Research (ISSER)/ Centre for Urban Management Studies (CUMS) University of Ghana   The rapid pace of urbanization characterized by under-served urban neighbourhoods, sprawl and the emergence of slums and other informal settlements are common features of cities of the global south, particularly ...

Urbanization in the Global South: Can We Make it Sustainable?

Kala S Sridhar Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, INDIA   This presentation focuses on urbanization in the global south, and in particular in China, India and Brazil (CIB). These three countries have been selected as being representative of Asia and Latin America, and subject to availability of data. ...

Global Discourses of Nature and Sustainability. Will Green Open a New Inequality Gap?

Enrique Aliste Universidad de Chile   Many recent discourses focus on nature, landscape and “green” as a very important concept and source of wellbeing. Green is at the heart of future desires, it shapes the new global ideas and public policies, and it affects the accountability of the private sector. ...

Housing in the souths of the world

Margarita Greene School of Architecture, CEDEUS, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile     There are three perspectives regarding housing that I would like to refer to at this moment, finishing with a short reflection on how to advance towards urban sustainability. Although each of them affects our countries in different ...

Urban Value Creation

Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway Universidad de Barcelona     In the context of urban competitiveness, cities aim to increase the number of areas that become attractive for the location of high added-value activities or the settlement of talent.  In terms of land use, this could be the result of processes of brownfield ...

Migration

Giuseppe Sciortino Università degli Studi di Trento   The current global system relies on a set of liberal international regimes assuring, with some important exceptions, the circulation of goods, capital and information. No such liberal regime exists for the circulation of individuals. There is (although often violated) a right to ...