Better Cities Nov 2022


Better Cities | Nov 2022

Cities Tackling Urban Challenges

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Shaping Cities of Tomorrow: 10 Years of Partnership with Asian Cities

The Temasek Foundation Leaders in Urban Governance Programme (TFLUGP) has meaningfully inspired our alumni cities to translate plans to action and cultivated valuable city-to-city relationships. This publication commemorates 10 years of collaborations and captures success stories from alumni cities and celebrates the important network and partnership between CLC, Temasek Foundation and our alumni cities.



Enhancing Cities’ Liveability and Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change

Cities are at the forefront of addressing the climate crisis. This panel held at the inaugural Singapore Pavilion at COP27 shares insights on how cities can enhance liveability and sustainability in the face of climate change while exploring possibilities in climate-resilient development and regenerative designs and principles.

Panel begins at 00:03:50.



International Journal on Smart and Sustainable Cities (IJSSC)

Manuscript submission for the first issue of free-access IJSSC is now open. Co-published by the CLC and World Scientific Publishing, the biannual IJSSC will feature inter-disciplinary research that demonstrates novel, yet practical scientific and technological applications to city liveability and sustainability. Works can come from academia, industry, and policy, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific.

The Special Issue to be launched in March 2023 will spotlight applied research and insights on complexity science for adaptive and sustainable cities, and the science of regenerative cities.

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Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2024 Nominations

Nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2024 are now open. The Prize is awarded to outstanding cities in tackling urban challenges. Cities interested to apply for the Prize should approach an independent third party to nominate them. Nominations will close on 31 March 2023.



Urban Solutions #21 | Cities as Key to Our Green, Resilient and Inclusive Recovery

To overcome our climate and pandemic crises, cities should focus on integrating nature, people and institutions, argues Sameh N. Wahba, Regional Director for Sustainable Development, Europe and Central Asia Region, The World Bank.

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Urban Solutions #21 | Post-pandemic, How Attention and Care Can Help Us Flourish

Our current climate and mental health crises are a wake-up call for us to reinvent a society gone wrong, says strategist and author Sarah Mineko Ichioka, who argues urban space management can be a big part of the solution.

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