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Five ways urban design can spur inclusive growth

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Sweden and Canada fly the flag for feminist foreign policy

Since launching in 2014, Sweden’s radically ‘feminist’ foreign policy has gained international...

Five of the cleverest partnerships for fighting climate change

To avert catastrophic climate change, the UN estimates the world will need...

The five key ingredients for successful public partnerships

We asked 50 experienced, top-level public servants what they think is the important...

Need painful reform? post-communist Europe knows how it’s done

What a difference a year makes. In January 2016, I was telling...

Divided cities brought together by kids playing in the road

Overweight children. Urban isolation. Neighbours who’ve never spoken to each other. These...

The labs trying to make government more innovative

Last Christmas, public servants in Denmark were given an advent calendar with...

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D.C. has run ‘Form-a-palooza’, a hackathon for better paperwork

Organised by the city’s innovation lab, the hackathon attracted more than a...

CityLab

Estonia’s capital has started a driverless bus service

The free buses run on a disused tramway, only encountering live traffic...

News ERR

Tunisia has outlawed abuse of women, taking a big step for women in the Arab world

An array of new legislation bans not just physical violence, but also...

The New York Times

The UK recently set up a commission to stop people dying of loneliness

Named after murdered lawmaker Jo Cox, it works with a wide array...

Quartz

All new homes in South Miami must now be fitted with a certain area of solar panels

The new law in the suburb of Miami proper aims to reduce...

Miami Herald

The UAE is changing its laws to accelerate a Middle Eastern boom in tech start-ups

The tiny state has created its first bankruptcy laws, allowing entrepreneurs to...

MIT Technology Review