This article is part of the print issue Vol. 74.1 Global Urbanization (Fall/Winter 2021).
Climate change already drives hundreds of thousands to migrate from near-uninhabitable conditions in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
In the 20th century, the urban-rural divide drove urbanization in much of the world by encouraging migration from rural to urban areas.
Africa was once expected to be the heartland of COVID-19 cases and deaths—a monumental disaster waiting to happen.
The past two decades saw the expansion of what we could call “global urban governance,” with urban issues sprawling across several multilateral sec
At the Africities Summit 2018, African city representatives discussed the role of local authorities in the UN Global Compacts for Migration and Ref
The military coup d’état in Myanmar in February, 2021 has posed unprecedented threats for human rights.
Rebuilding cities and towns after protracted conflict is a more common occurrence than many would find acceptable.
New York has the opportunity to be a model global city, advancing equity internationally through smart public policies and partnerships.