Inclusive & Sharing


How can we build more inclusive and sharing cities making the most of education, culture and creativity?

pobre big data

Can Big Data eradicate poverty?

Author | Arantxa Herranz How many people live in poverty in the world? This is a difficult figure to calculate, but recent estimates indicate that 736 million people live on less than $1.90 a day. Although this figure has fallen in recent years, the number of vulnerable people is expected to rise ...
Analizamos los riesgos de la combinación entre hambre extrema y coronavirus.

Extreme hunger, another consequence of the new coronavirus

Author | Tania Alonso The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines three phases of food insecurity when measuring hunger in the world: mild, moderate and severe The first is experienced by people who are facing uncertainties regarding their ability to obtain food. The second, by ...

How cities are protecting elderly people from COVID-19

Author | M. Martinez @Euklidiadas Age is a risk factor for COVID-19. That is why cities are protecting the elderly, a task which is “everyone’s business”, according to the WHO. Until now, physical isolation has proved to be the most effective method of protection, although each city and each country has ...
Pontus Westerberg

Pontus Westerberg, UN-Habitat: “People need to be allowed to offer their own solutions to the problems in the places in which they live”

Author | Arantxa Herranz Pontus Westerberg is the Program Management Officer for the UN-Habitat Global Space Program. Under his leadership, the Block by Block program has been launched, which uses a popular block building video game so that people can redesign their ideal cities, providing ideas “at street level” for urban ...
Sin techo

How some countries are helping homeless to confront COVID-19

Author | Jaime Ramos The critical situation we all find ourselves in as a result of the coronavirus particularly affects society’s most disadvantaged groups. During a health crisis of this magnitude, poverty is a variable that exposes those suffering it to the negative effects of the COVID-19 disease, leading to a ...