World Cities Day

Did you know that almost half of the global population live in cities? This share is expected to rise to 55 % by 2050. In advance of World Cities Day on October 31, 2020, we are bringing you the latest OECD content on cities — from urban planning to cities responses to Covid-19 and analyses on sustainable cities (SDG 11). Want more #worldcitiesday facts?

Looking for a new perspective on your city?

·        Keep Calm and Plan! Notes on cities after COVID-19 by Pier Paolo Tamburelli, Architect at baukuh and Professor at Milan Politecnico

·        Inclusive, Green, Smart: COVID-19 is accelerating a new urban paradigm shift  by Lamia Kamal-Chaoui, Director of the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE)

Or read our policy response, Cities and COVID-19  — featuring key responses from more than 100 cities globally.