October 2016

17 October 2016
IIED is inviting proposals for original research on the links between humanitarian response and development goals, with specific reference to urban crises. Closing date: 11 November, 2016
17 October 2016
Nearly 200 million people are living in cities around the world with no access to electricity – most are in sub-Saharan Africa. The lack of something so basic and necessary is keeping them in poverty and hindering cities’ potential to be the economic powerhouses they can be
24 October 2016
Finding alternatives to eviction: Teresa Corcoran reports on how urban poor organisations are working with local authorities to make cities more inclusive and resilient
26 October 2016
IIED and partners hosted an event at Habitat III that focused on how to strengthen humanitarian responses to crises in urban areas. Teresa Corcoran reports back from Quito