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Antoine Faye presenting Dakar's Integrated Climate Plan (PCTI) at the Cities & Regions Pavilio at COP21

FUTURE LAGOS | How African cities are tackling climate change: News from COP21

African cities are making significant progress tackling climate change. Kasope Aleshinloye reports from COP21 in Paris.

Melbourne
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World’s Best Places to live: The Global Liveability Index

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) most recent liveability ranking shows cities in Australia, Canada, Austria, Finland and New Zealand as the ideal destinations, but is this ranking a true reflection of the cities we live in and will it be used as an instrument for strategic planning?

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The Cities This Week: Edition 59

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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The Cities This Week: Edition 57

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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The Cities This Week: Edition 54

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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The Cities This Week: Edition 45

News and views from cities around the world this week.

A giant banner with a photo of the late South African President Mandela covers the facade of the Quai d'Orsay Foreign Affairs Ministry in Paris

The Cities This Week: Celebrating Mandela

 
This week, we consider the commemorative gestures made in cities across the world to mark the passing of South Africa’s Nelson Mandela.
Auckland
“The Auckland War Memorial Museum is paying tribute to Nelson Mandela by lighting up its exterior in the colours of South Africa for the next three nights. Its flags are already at half mast. Museum Director, […]

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Why Cape Town needs more monuments

Are monuments economically viable? In other words, aside from the immense cultural (and scientific) value in protecting our collective history, do monuments attract a higher number of tourists to justify 1) their maintenance and 2) building more of them?

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INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Cities in Europe that Offer the Best Cultural Experiences.

Did you know that London has been rated as the 55th most livable city in the world, or that Paris has the highest number of Michelin starred restaurants? Barcelona ranks in as the city with the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Amsterdam is the birthplace of Vincent van Gogh and Ann Frank. This infographic, created by our friends over at HouseTrip, offers an array of fascinating facts about the six most culturally appealing cities in Europe.

A packed passenger train skidded off its rails after leaving Paris on Friday. Picture: AP

The Cities This Week: Edition 24

News and views from cities around the world this week.