Tag: #socialfunctions


Open Session. Right to the City and the International Agendas: African realities and perspectives

The session will be a debate between representatives from local governments, researchers and civil society within Africities. It will explore how the Right to the City is understood in the African context, the different ways in which it is implemented on the ground as well as its challenges and opportunities as a cornerstone for the […]


Slums: New Visions for an Enduring Global Phenomenon

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 to Saturday, September 22, 2018 Location: Harvard Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS) There are very few signs that slums will transition out of the urban landscape in the foreseeable future. Even after more than one and a half centuries of policy interventions, starting from efforts to address the effects of […]