Cities to be Leading Voices at G20 Summit in Buenos Aires December 13, 2017 C40 Cities launches Urban20 (U20) to raise the profile of urban issues and enhance the role of cities in the G20 agenda. Mayors of Buenos Aires & Paris announce inaugural U20 Mayors Summit to be held in October 2018
Empowering the community in the planning of long-term projects is key for "Cities with a Future" November 04, 2017 Experts and authorities from 24 countries agreed on the need to make the community the key player in the urban agenda, to overcome the three informal aspects of city life (employment, housing and transport) that make it difficult to close the inequal…
Latin American leaders called for cities to be the center of regional development. November 04, 2017 During the first day of the CAF Cities with a Future conference, international experts, ministers and mayors from around Latin American called for cities to become the main engines of economic growth and social inclusion, by orderly planning, progres…
CAF Conference: Cities with a Future gathers Latin American leaders and governments CAF Conference: Cities with a Future gathers Latin American leaders and governments October 30, 2017 On November 2 and 3, in Lima, the Vice Presidents of Argentina and Peru, Ministers of Housing, State, Transportation, Environment and Planning from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Peru; mayors and governors of Lima, La Paz, Mendoza, Porto Alegre and …
Cities – the cornerstone of development in Latin America Cities – the cornerstone of development in Latin America September 15, 2017 Informal employment, housing, and public transport in Latin American cities are restricting growth and curtailing aspirations of achieving a higher level of socioeconomic development, according to the 2017 RED
Searching for cities that are better prepared for natural disasters Searching for cities that are better prepared for natural disasters July 14, 2017 Latin America needs a new comprehensive approach that contributes to reducing the incalculable loss of human life and property damage caused by earthquakes, floods or hurricanes.
10 successful interventions in Latin American cities  that could be replicated 10 successful interventions in Latin American cities that could be replicated October 17, 2016 Through the exchange of experiences among mayors and the accompaniment of CAF - Development Bank of Latin America- through the "Cities with a Future" program, several urban interventions have been carried out based on the region's characteristic…
Better schools, better educated cities Better schools, better educated cities October 11, 2016 Guaranteeing access to education through an improvement of the educational infrastructure is decisive for the present and future of cities. This is not a minor subject, as 50 percent of schools that provide education to children in the lowest in…
USD 450 million to improve urban mobility and territorial connectivity in Colombia July 19, 2016 The funds approved by CAF consist of a budgetary support with freely available resources, and will contribute to the Government's efforts to strengthen its public policies to promote modern cities, sustainable urban mobility, and territorial con…