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Urban Development at the @WorldBank: Helping countries face the challenge of rapid urbanization to build inclusive, resilient & sustainable #Cities4All.

Washington, D.C. & Global
Joined on September 13, 2010
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.@SamehWahba: There can be no inclusive cities without gender-inclusive urban design. City planning must actively include the voices of women, girls and sexual & gender minorities. Download handbook on #GenderInclusiveCities: http://wrld.bg/ECyA50ymU7S  #SDG5 #WUF10

.@SamehWahba: There can be no inclusive cities without gender-inclusive urban design. City planning must actively include the voices of women, girls and sexual & gender minorities. Download handbook on #GenderInclusiveCities: http://wrld.bg/ECyA50ymU7S  #SDG5 #WUF10

History has told us that today’s refugees are tomorrow’s citizens. Better housing will increase the odds that they – and their communities – will thrive: http://wrld.bg/V1j550yoI9w  #WUF10 #LatAm #Dev4Peace

History has told us that today’s refugees are tomorrow’s citizens. Better housing will increase the odds that they – and their communities – will thrive: http://wrld.bg/V1j550yoI9w  #WUF10 #LatAm #Dev4Peace

🐚Seashells by the seashore? No. 
🇸🇨 Seychelles and their eroding shoreline. 
What can be done? @Ede_WBG & @BrendenJongman discuss: http://wrld.bg/7mvb50ypMkV  #ClimateChange #SmallStates

🐚Seashells by the seashore? No. 🇸🇨 Seychelles and their eroding shoreline. What can be done? @Ede_WBG & @BrendenJongman discuss: http://wrld.bg/7mvb50ypMkV  #ClimateChange #SmallStates

Many cities are MISSING OUT on BIG development opportunities by mismanaging their PUBLIC SPACES. New @WorldBank report: http://wrld.bg/caqp50yoI8B  #BetterPublicSpaces #WUF10

Many cities are MISSING OUT on BIG development opportunities by mismanaging their PUBLIC SPACES. New @WorldBank report: http://wrld.bg/caqp50yoI8B  #BetterPublicSpaces #WUF10

Did you know that a major share of infrastructure, population and economic activities in Seychelles 🇸🇨 is located in a small strip of coastal zone that is vulnerable to #climate risks? 🌍 

@Ede_WBG & @BrendenJongman share: http://wrld.bg/iEHH50ykVN4 

Did you know that a major share of infrastructure, population and economic activities in Seychelles 🇸🇨 is located in a small strip of coastal zone that is vulnerable to #climate risks? 🌍 @Ede_WBG & @BrendenJongman share: http://wrld.bg/iEHH50ykVN4 

As cities continue to grow denser, they need to become smarter at addressing the needs of its inhabitants and encourage sustainability. Find out how Seoul is becoming a #SmartCity http://wrld.bg/45F250ymTfQ  #SmartCities #KoreaInnovationWeek

As cities continue to grow denser, they need to become smarter at addressing the needs of its inhabitants and encourage sustainability. Find out how Seoul is becoming a #SmartCity http://wrld.bg/45F250ymTfQ  #SmartCities #KoreaInnovationWeek

Cities occupy just 3% of Earth's surface today. But they generate +70% of 🌎🌍🌏greenhouse gas emissions. 
Head to the year 2050 to explore some 💡for the future of sustainable cities: https://bit.ly/3brrusq  

#ForPeopleForPlanet | © 2020 Artwork by 
@DKNGstudios for @UNDP

Cities occupy just 3% of Earth's surface today. But they generate +70% of 🌎🌍🌏greenhouse gas emissions. Head to the year 2050 to explore some 💡for the future of sustainable cities: https://bit.ly/3brrusq  #ForPeopleForPlanet | © 2020 Artwork by @DKNGstudios for @UNDP

Where someone is born in the #MENA region should not determine their ability to succeed in life. 
Read the new World Bank report on better integration of 'lagging' regions, launched at @WUF_10 in #AbuDhabi: http://wrld.bg/GRNA50yoIhk  #MENACities #WUF10

Where someone is born in the #MENA region should not determine their ability to succeed in life. Read the new World Bank report on better integration of 'lagging' regions, launched at @WUF_10 in #AbuDhabi: http://wrld.bg/GRNA50yoIhk  #MENACities #WUF10

Only 2% of households in Jakarta, which has a population of 10 million, are connected to the public sewerage system. Most urban households have septic tanks – but they leak.

Great blog from @WBG_Cities on incremental solutions to invisible problems: https://blogs.worldbank.org/eastasiapacific/cities-without-sewers-solving-indonesias-wastewater-crisis-realize-its-urbanization …

Only 2% of households in Jakarta, which has a population of 10 million, are connected to the public sewerage system. Most urban households have septic tanks – but they leak. Great blog from @WBG_Cities on incremental solutions to invisible problems: https://blogs.worldbank.org/eastasiapacific/cities-without-sewers-solving-indonesias-wastewater-crisis-realize-its-urbanization …

.@jonkherkaw: Public spaces are good arenas for creativity and collaboration between governments, the private sector, and citizens for creating vibrant and inclusive neighborhoods and districts. Read more: http://wrld.bg/wa9h50yoI40  #WUF10 #BetterPublicSpaces

.@jonkherkaw: Public spaces are good arenas for creativity and collaboration between governments, the private sector, and citizens for creating vibrant and inclusive neighborhoods and districts. Read more: http://wrld.bg/wa9h50yoI40  #WUF10 #BetterPublicSpaces

Minister Obeegadoo on #CreativeCities: The idea of giving creative and cultural industries a place at the heart of the urbanization process... opens up an exciting, new landscape for public policy in urbanization. #WUF10 #AfricanCities

Minister Obeegadoo on #CreativeCities: The idea of giving creative and cultural industries a place at the heart of the urbanization process... opens up an exciting, new landscape for public policy in urbanization. #WUF10 #AfricanCities

At #WUF10, Minister Obeegadoo shares with @SamehNWahba how #PPPs are helping promote #Housing4All in #Mauritius.📽️▶️ @WBG_PPP #Africa

At #WUF10, Minister Obeegadoo shares with @SamehNWahba how #PPPs are helping promote #Housing4All in #Mauritius.📽️▶️ @WBG_PPP #Africa

Minister Steven Obeegadoo on land and housing challenges in Mauritius🇲🇺: stimulating the housing market to make sure the private sector offers affordable housing + providing social housing to the most needy and vulnerable populations. #WUF10 #Cities4All

Minister Steven Obeegadoo on land and housing challenges in Mauritius🇲🇺: stimulating the housing market to make sure the private sector offers affordable housing + providing social housing to the most needy and vulnerable populations. #WUF10 #Cities4All

.@DasMaitreyi: Cities are more accessible for men and persons without functional limitations than for women, girls, sexual/gender minorities, and persons with disabilities. 
How can we design #GenderInclusiveCities♀️ that work for all? New handbook: http://wrld.bg/4Kz730qh4y8 

.@DasMaitreyi: Cities are more accessible for men and persons without functional limitations than for women, girls, sexual/gender minorities, and persons with disabilities. How can we design #GenderInclusiveCities♀️ that work for all? New handbook: http://wrld.bg/4Kz730qh4y8 

We are looking for innovative practices from around the world to be awarded $1 Million. Apply today for the Dubai International Award http://dubaiaward.ae  

The time to act is now. #DecadeOfAction @Dubai_IABP

We are looking for innovative practices from around the world to be awarded $1 Million. Apply today for the Dubai International Award http://dubaiaward.ae  The time to act is now. #DecadeOfAction @Dubai_IABP

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⁦@SamehNWahba⁩ Challenges of #ClimateChange require shared action and solutions; cities can learn from each other @Paris ⁦@WBG_Cities⁩ #ParisClimateLab

@SamehNWahba⁩ Challenges of #ClimateChange require shared action and solutions; cities can learn from each other @Paris@WBG_Cities#ParisClimateLab

#ParisClimateLab off to a great start; 9 cities from Africa and Europe sharing knowledge and solutions on #ClimateAction ⁦@WBG_Cities⁩ ⁦@shifu_pete⁩ ⁦@SamehNWahba⁩
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#ParisClimateLab off to a great start; 9 cities from Africa and Europe sharing knowledge and solutions on #ClimateAction@WBG_Cities⁩ ⁦@shifu_pete⁩ ⁦@SamehNWahba

How can #SmartCities help address challenges that come with rapid urbanization? Here are some lessons from Seoul, Korea  http://wrld.bg/AxqG50ymTdI  #KoreaInnovationWeek

How can #SmartCities help address challenges that come with rapid urbanization? Here are some lessons from Seoul, Korea http://wrld.bg/AxqG50ymTdI  #KoreaInnovationWeek

History has told us that today’s refugees are tomorrow’s citizens. Better housing will increase the odds that they – and their communities – will thrive: http://wrld.bg/GXRd50ymc7Q  #WUF10 #LatAm #Dev4Peace

History has told us that today’s refugees are tomorrow’s citizens. Better housing will increase the odds that they – and their communities – will thrive: http://wrld.bg/GXRd50ymc7Q  #WUF10 #LatAm #Dev4Peace

.@DasMaitreyi: Cities are more accessible for men and persons without functional limitations than for women, girls, sexual/gender minorities, and persons with disabilities. 
How can we design #GenderInclusiveCities♀️ that work for all?  http://wrld.bg/MXN650ymGOH   #Get2Equal

.@DasMaitreyi: Cities are more accessible for men and persons without functional limitations than for women, girls, sexual/gender minorities, and persons with disabilities. How can we design #GenderInclusiveCities♀️ that work for all? http://wrld.bg/MXN650ymGOH  #Get2Equal

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