Philipp Rode speaks at UN panel on urban governance, capacity and institutional development

LSE Cities Executive Director Philipp Rode is today speaking at UN headquarters in New York, as part of the preparatory process for the Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador. The Habitat III Open-Ended Informal Consultative Meetings, taking place from April 25 to April 29, provide an opportunity for member states to scrutinise and discuss the […]

New LSE Cities Working Paper by Nuno Ferreira da Cruz

LSE Cities Research Fellow and the Coordinator of the New Urban Governance project , Nuno Ferreira da Cruz, has released a new working paper, “A brief inquiry into the uses of measurement and benchmarking in local governance.” The paper briefly reviews the potential, limitations and unintended consequences of measuring and comparing performance in the context of local governance. It […]