Inclusive & Sharing


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

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Age-friendly cities: how do they look like?

Author | Arantxa Herranz In 1960, people aged 65 years and over barely accounted for 5% of the world population. Last year this figure stood at over 9%. And in countries such as Japan, they represent almost 30% of the population. In other words, the population is ageing, particularly in more developed ...

Sonia Roitman, expert in gated communities and social exclusion: “Gated communities are bad for the city and for society”

Author | Eduardo Bravo After completing her studies and working in educational institutions including the University College London, School of African and Oriental Studies, Free University Berlin, National University of Cuyo, National Scientific and Technical Research Council of Argentina and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of the Government of ...

New ways of travelling after the COVID-19 pandemic

Author | Patricia M. Liceras The sudden appearance of the coronavirus pandemic and its exponential progression has changed our social behavior considerably. Once the sought-after vaccine has been found, some of our habits will gradually go back to the way they were before, however, given the magnitude of the crisis, others ...
HOMELESS

How cities around the world are tackling poverty

Author | Eduardo Bravo Over 150 million people around the world are homeless. In other words, 2% of the global population lives on the street. The most chilling aspect of these figures is that they are not conclusive, given the difficulty of collecting data and the different criteria used by countries ...