White Papers

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7 June 2019

Making Affordable Housing a Reality in Cities

About 90% of cities around the world do not provide affordable housing or of adequate quality. The cost of housing, as well as location, prohibits people fro...

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30 November 2018

Empowering Public-Private Collaboration in Infrastructure: National Infrastructure Acceleration (NIA) approach

The Forum’s National Infrastructure Acceleration (NIA) project, using a model developed and tested across its various national workstreams, designed a standa...

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18 September 2018

Agile Cities: Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The world is urbanizing and the Fourth Industrial Revolution is transforming life at an unprecedented rate. Cities must be “agile” – able to move quickly and...

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8 March 2018

Circular Economy in Cities: Evolving the model for a sustainable urban future

The World Economic Forum’s Future of Urban Development and Services Initiative has released its new whitepaper on the Circular Economy in Cities: evolving th...

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10 November 2017

Data Driven Cities: 20 Stories of Innovation

The need for cities to fully harness the potential of data constantly flowing through them has never been more urgent. Data Driven Cities: 20 Stories of Inno...

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1 February 2017

Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda

As this World Economic Forum report emphasizes, the future of cities largely depends on the way urbanization is managed and public-private collaboration is l...

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