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

Washington, DC
Joined on September 13, 2010
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❤️The FUTURE is URBAN.
🧡The FUTURE is SUSTAINABLE.
💛Stay in touch.
💚Take ACTION. 
💙And JOIN our #SustainableCities conversation👉🏼 http://thegpsc.org  
💜 #TheGPSC #Cities4All 💬📣💡
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❤️The FUTURE is URBAN. 🧡The FUTURE is SUSTAINABLE. 💛Stay in touch. 💚Take ACTION. 💙And JOIN our #SustainableCities conversation👉🏼 http://thegpsc.org  💜 #TheGPSC #Cities4All 💬📣💡

Quoted @DasMaitreyi

Our conference on Catalyzing Sustainable #Urban Futures came to a resounding end yesterday. It’s time to thank the phenomenal team that made it happen! #DreamTeam #thegpsc #cities4all

Our conference on Catalyzing Sustainable #Urban Futures came to a resounding end yesterday. 

It’s time to thank the phenomenal team that made it happen!

#DreamTeam #thegpsc #cities4all

Check out the #SaoPauloStatement on urban sustainability and follow #TheGPSC on all things #SustainableCities! http://thegpsc.org  #Cities4All

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Dotted by ⛪  Baroque-style monumental buildings, the historic city of Antigua in #Guatemala is no stranger to natural hazards. So how we can protect & preserve the city's cultural heritage for future generations? http://wrld.bg/MSyv50wgjN6  #drm

Dotted by ⛪ Baroque-style monumental buildings, the historic city of Antigua in #Guatemala is no stranger to natural hazards. So how we can protect & preserve the city's cultural heritage for future generations? http://wrld.bg/MSyv50wgjN6  #drm

1,202 apartments, 914 unities reserved for low-income families, including a new school, daycare, sports and leisure facilities, parks and a commercial center 🔝JULIO PRESTES COMPLEX #SaoPaulo @WBG_Cities’s visit. Public-Private Partnership supported by #IFC #theGPSC
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1,202 apartments, 914 unities reserved for low-income families, including a new school, daycare, sports and leisure facilities, parks and a commercial center 🔝JULIO PRESTES COMPLEX #SaoPaulo @WBG_Cities’s visit. Public-Private Partnership supported by #IFC #theGPSC

Cities are places of opportunity for #women and men. ✒️APPLY NOW✒️ for the 2019 @WorldBank Youth Summit and share your ideas on how smarter cities can help to promote #GenderEquality ➡️ http://wrld.bg/3lzm50w8A5R  #WBGYouthSummit #SmartCities #Cities4All

Cities are places of opportunity for #women and men. ✒️APPLY NOW✒️ for the 2019 @WorldBank Youth Summit and share your ideas on how smarter cities can help to promote #GenderEquality ➡️ http://wrld.bg/3lzm50w8A5R  #WBGYouthSummit #SmartCities #Cities4All

Urban sprawl 🏗️🌆contributes to the extinction risk of 1 million species🐳🌲, harming human development. What can cities do to stem the tide? 
Read the #SaoPauloStatement: http://wrld.bg/7N2n50weUmS  #SustainableCities #Cities4All cc @prefsp @cidsustentaveis @theGEF

Urban sprawl 🏗️🌆contributes to the extinction risk of 1 million species🐳🌲, harming human development. What can cities do to stem the tide? Read the #SaoPauloStatement: http://wrld.bg/7N2n50weUmS  #SustainableCities #Cities4All cc @prefsp @cidsustentaveis @theGEF

“The water infrastructure as an opportunity for social public space and urban ecologies”

Thank you @inakialday for sharing today at @WBG_Cities  #TheGPSC your projects with cities and rivers all over the world @WorldBank

“The water infrastructure as an opportunity for social public space and urban ecologies” Thank you @inakialday for sharing today at @WBG_Cities #TheGPSC your projects with cities and rivers all over the world @WorldBank

He presentado en São Paulo las acciones que la sociedad y el ayuntamiento de La Paz venimos impulsando sobre la Agenda Ambiental de nuestro municipio. El cambio comienza desde la modesta tarea de plantar árboles 🌳 y eso tiene impacto global! @WBG_Cities @diegoarcia @m_ebrard

He presentado en São Paulo las acciones que la sociedad y el ayuntamiento de La Paz venimos impulsando sobre la Agenda Ambiental de nuestro municipio. El cambio comienza desde la modesta tarea de plantar árboles 🌳 y eso tiene impacto global! @WBG_Cities @diegoarcia @m_ebrard

Last night @WBG_Cities visited with SP Urbanismo & @inakialday the Minhocao a 3km elevated highway in downtown São Paulo @prefsp with the potential of becoming an iconic new public space. Check the pictures taken after 8pm when It becomes pedestrian
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Last night @WBG_Cities visited with SP Urbanismo & @inakialday the Minhocao a 3km elevated highway in downtown São Paulo @prefsp with the potential of becoming an iconic new public space. Check the pictures taken after 8pm when It becomes pedestrian

1000+ participants
200~ cities
40 countries
Thanks to @prefsp @cidsustentaveis @theGEF and cities around the world for a week of sharing & collaboration on building #SustainableCities for all. Follow #TheGPSC to stay updated and stay in touch with us! http://thegpsc.org 

1000+ participants 200~ cities 40 countries Thanks to @prefsp @cidsustentaveis @theGEF and cities around the world for a week of sharing & collaboration on building #SustainableCities for all. Follow #TheGPSC to stay updated and stay in touch with us! http://thegpsc.org 

Cities are bastions of opportunity, but they can also be sites of exclusion, especially for the poor and vulnerable women and men. 
Discussing #InclusionMatters for urban planning with @DasMaitreyi at #TheGPSC 3rd Global Meeting. http://www.worldbank.org/socialinclusion  #SustainableCities

Cities are bastions of opportunity, but they can also be sites of exclusion, especially for the poor and vulnerable women and men. Discussing #InclusionMatters for urban planning with @DasMaitreyi at #TheGPSC 3rd Global Meeting. http://www.worldbank.org/socialinclusion  #SustainableCities

Mayor of #LaPaz, #Mexico 🇲🇽 : Actions to build a green, resilient and climate-smart urban future cannot be delayed. The time to act is NOW. Read the #SaoPauloStatement: http://wrld.bg/k7xO30pyJwT  #SustainableCities #Cities4All

Mayor of #LaPaz, #Mexico 🇲🇽 : Actions to build a green, resilient and climate-smart urban future cannot be delayed. The time to act is NOW. Read the #SaoPauloStatement: http://wrld.bg/k7xO30pyJwT  #SustainableCities #Cities4All

Securing #women’s rights over #land and other property has been shown to reduce the risk of intimate partner violence. NEW Land Sector Brief from the Violence Against Women & Girls Resource Guide: http://wrld.bg/pyPc50wfBHk  #VAWGuide #GBVSolutions #Stand4HerLand

Securing #women’s rights over #land and other property has been shown to reduce the risk of intimate partner violence. NEW Land Sector Brief from the Violence Against Women & Girls Resource Guide: http://wrld.bg/pyPc50wfBHk  #VAWGuide #GBVSolutions #Stand4HerLand

Who is more likely to live in slums? Who is more likely to be poor? @DasMaitreyi talks about exclusion of individuals based on their identity, sharing data from the recent @WorldBank Afro-Descendants Report  👉🏽 Check out  https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/30201 …  @WBG_Cities #TheGPSC

Who is more likely to live in slums? Who is more likely to be poor? @DasMaitreyi talks about exclusion of individuals based on their identity, sharing data from the recent @WorldBank Afro-Descendants Report 👉🏽 Check out https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/30201 … @WBG_Cities #TheGPSC

Xueman Wang of #TheGPSC: Integrating #GreenandGray infrastructure and nature-bases solutions are important for #sustinablecities. Read @WorldBankWater’s report to learn more 👉🏼 https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/31430 … #climate #resilience

Xueman Wang of #TheGPSC: Integrating #GreenandGray infrastructure and nature-bases solutions are important for #sustinablecities. Read @WorldBankWater’s report to learn more 👉🏼 https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/31430 … #climate #resilience

Deputy Mayor @PKOMITES of @Paris, #France 🇫🇷 : “Nature needs to be accessible for ALL, NOT just for a few.” 

#InclusionMatters for buildling green, livable and #SustainableCities for all. #TheGPSC

Deputy Mayor @PKOMITES of @Paris, #France 🇫🇷 : “Nature needs to be accessible for ALL, NOT just for a few.” #InclusionMatters for buildling green, livable and #SustainableCities for all. #TheGPSC

.@SamehNWahba: NATURAL assets are ECONOMIC assets that contribute to inclusive, climate-smart, resilient & competitive #cities4all. 

That’s why we MUST protect biodiversity 🐆 and care for nature 🌳 to build #SustainableCities. #TheGPSC

.@SamehNWahba: NATURAL assets are ECONOMIC assets that contribute to inclusive, climate-smart, resilient & competitive #cities4all. That’s why we MUST protect biodiversity 🐆 and care for nature 🌳 to build #SustainableCities. #TheGPSC

#Climatechange, biodiversity loss, inequality... Today's fast-growing cities face immense challenges. 
Join the world's mayors in a renewed call for low-carbon, resilient and sustainable #cities4all! 👉 http://wrld.bg/tHoj50weUlT  #SaoPauloStatement #SustainableCities

#Climatechange, biodiversity loss, inequality... Today's fast-growing cities face immense challenges. Join the world's mayors in a renewed call for low-carbon, resilient and sustainable #cities4all! 👉 http://wrld.bg/tHoj50weUlT  #SaoPauloStatement #SustainableCities

.@SamehNWahba: Where housing and land markets don’t work, people have to make a choice between livability and opportunity. That should NOT be the case. The Global Program for Resilient Housing aims to change that: https://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/disasterriskmanagement/brief/global-program-for-resilient-housing … #SustainableCities #Housing4All #TheGPSC

.@SamehNWahba: Where housing and land markets don’t work, people have to make a choice between livability and opportunity. That should NOT be the case. The Global Program for Resilient Housing aims to change that: https://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/disasterriskmanagement/brief/global-program-for-resilient-housing … #SustainableCities #Housing4All #TheGPSC

By 2050 2/3 of the global population will live in cities. The first step to ensuring a healthy planet for future generations is making #cities greener. 

Watch #TEDtalk by @NaokoIshiiGEF "An economic case for saving the planet" http://wrld.bg/pR5150wadvX  #OurGlobalCommons

By 2050 2/3 of the global population will live in cities. The first step to ensuring a healthy planet for future generations is making #cities greener. Watch #TEDtalk by @NaokoIshiiGEF "An economic case for saving the planet" http://wrld.bg/pR5150wadvX  #OurGlobalCommons

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