First Person: Ukrainian ‘city of heroes’ plans post-invasion future

The mayor of a city in southern Ukraine has described its inhabitants as “heroes” and has pledged the city will emerge from the full-scale invasion of his country as a model for other urban areas devastated by the war, even as residents cope with an overnight attack on Thursday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/07/1138907
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First Person: Ukrainian ‘city of heroes’ plans post-invasion future
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First Person: Ukrainian ‘city of heroes’ plans post-invasion future

First Person: Ukrainian ‘city of heroes’ plans post-invasion future

20 Jul 2023

The mayor of a city in southern Ukraine has described its inhabitants as “heroes” and has pledged the city will emerge from the full-scale invasion of his country as a model for other urban areas devastated by the war, even as residents cope with an overnight attack on Thursday.

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World News in Brief: Fresh Ukraine attacks condemned, Gaza healthcare, DR Congo needs escalating

World News in Brief: Fresh Ukraine attacks condemned, Gaza healthcare, DR Congo needs escalating

23 Feb 2024

The top UN aid official in Ukraine deplored new attacks on the cities of Odesa and Dnipro on Friday, as the full-scale Russian invasion of the country enters a third year. 

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Urban leaders, influencers, chart new path for world cities

03 Nov 2021

Mayors of Mexico City, Bogotá, New Orleans, Freetown, Gaziantep and Barcelona joined other urban leaders, designers, activists and thinkers from around the world on Wednesday, to chart a new path for cities.