Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; 1998. (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Paper Series; 11). PDF: 132KB/24 pages
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.
Developing country urban areas pose both challenges and unique opportunities in the fight against HIV/AIDS. This seminar will address these challenges as well as community initiatives and rights based responses to HIV/AIDS in resource poor countries. The event will be webcast from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. (ET) from this site.
July 2008 – UNICEF and WHO release new report on global water supply and sanitation. Data shows improved water access, but lag in proper sanitation.
The challenges for cities in the coming century will be many, but accounting for swelling numbers of new residents – due to more open avenues of communication and flows of goods, economic opportunity, population growth, and potential climate change-induced displacement – is perhaps the biggest.
A series of reports, produced jointly by the Kennan Institute and the Comparative Urban Studies Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center, that examines migrant communities in Eurasian cities.