Urban development

Better connectivity can provide insight and understanding in building cities so that synergies can be achieved, interventions designed, performance optimized, value created, and well-being advanced.

Tags: Urban development, Information and communications technology, Sustainable Development Goals, Environment

As a model city, the new capital is seen to help in the transition to net zero, achieve climate resilience, and ensure economic prosperity for all.

Tags: Indonesia, Environment, Climate change and disaster risk management, Urban development, Sustainable Development Goals, Information and communications technology

Adopting heat action plans, using heat-responsive building design, and deploying large scale "cool roof" programs among measures to limit exposure of the urban poor to heat stress

Tags: SEADS 2023, Climate change and disaster risk management, Environment, Urban development

Nature-based solutions, aiming to protect ecosystems such as forests, agricultural land, peatlands, mangroves and oceans while addressing societal and economic challenges, are widely accepted as the way forward.  

Tags: SEADS 2023, Climate change and disaster risk management, Urban development, Environment, Finance

Nusantara’s plan to achieve a carbon-neutral, resource-efficient, and livable city will contribute to Indonesia’s target of achieving net-zero emissions by 2060.

Tags: SEADS 2023, Indonesia, Climate change and disaster risk management, Sustainable Development Goals, Environment, Urban development

Ensuring cities are livable, adopting nature-based solutions, adopting sustainable transport, and shifting to hydrogen power among initiatives seen to bolster fight against climate change.

Tags: SEADS 2023, Climate change and disaster risk management, Energy, Environment, Urban development

This report shows how the Lao PDR can leverage its regional position to boost trade, increase agriculture, and harness the power of its cities to promote inclusive and equitable growth.

Tags: Lao PDR, Trade and industry, Economy, Urban development, Agriculture and food security

Grievance redress mechanisms ​​​are essential for quick response to stakeholder feedback—and to make public transport equitable and safer.

Tags: Transportation, Urban development, Gender and development