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Reuters Interview with Professor Shagun Mehrotra on Urban SDG

According to the UN’s 2013 World Economic and Social Survey, as many as 3 billion people will live in slums by 2050 if global development

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Solutions for Aging Infrastructure: Every Tuesday

January 20, 2014, NEW YORK — At the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 13th street a 36 inch broken cast iron water pipe laid in

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China HDR 2013 Draws on Professor Shagun Mehrotra’s Research

UNDP and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences collaboratively prepared the China National Human Development Report 2013 on Sustainable and Liveable Cities: Toward Ecological Civilization. 

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Source: UNDP 2013 Source: UNDP 2013

Building A Stronger, More Resilient New York

At the invitation of Professor Shagun Mehrotra, New York City’s Director of Resiliency in the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, Daniel Zarrilli, addressed

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Climate Risk, Water, and Cities

The New York Times November 11, 2013 Typhoon in Philippines Casts Long Shadow Over U.N. Talks on Climate Treaty By HENRY FOUNTAIN and JUSTIN GILLIS The typhoon that

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Looking Back at Superstorm Sandy

In his recent article, Robert Puentes provides a concise and insightful examination of the post-Sandy recovery and rebuilding efforts.  The article highlights the recovery process and resiliency plans

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Source: NOAA/NASA Source: NOAA/NASA

Michelle DePass Named Dean of Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy

NEW YORK, Sep. 25, 2013—The New School has announced that Michelle J. DePass has been named dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy.

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New School Seminar to Host Andreas Kopp

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013, Andreas Kopp of The World Bank will be addressing policy researchers and economists at the New School in New York

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Urbanization: The Century of Cities

The Ditchley Foundation invites Professor Shagun Mehrotra to deliberate on Urbanisation: the century of cities.  With half the world’s population in cities, rapid urbanization in developing countries, cities offer

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Source: The Ditchley Foundation Source: The Ditchley Foundation

IMF to Launch New Book: Energy Subsidy Reform: Lessons and Implications

A seminar will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013, and the World Resources Institute to mark the launch of the newly published book, Energy Subsidy Reform: Lessons

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