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.

Modern city diplomacy finds city governments intervening in nearly all foreign policy arenas traditionally managed by nation-states.

While the region of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) remains in troubled waters due to COVID-19, Russia and China have been throwing lifelines

Technological and economic decoupling is materializing in some parts of the digital economy, with risks of large global welfare losses.