Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) of China is enabling a better connect among participating nations and bringing them on a single platform to deal with common challenges. The initiative is expediting the joined efforts to achieve objectives...
Representative Image NAIROBI: The United Nations deputy chief said that the Organization is failing to deliver sufficiently in cities and its work in and on urban areas must be reinvigorated, as the General...
Representative Image SHANGHAI: China launched a project devised under the 2015 action plan to treat and prevent water pollution, and that cover 325 contaminated water sites across the country. Under this mission nearly...
Beijing played the perfect host to the first Belt and Road Forum in the month of May.  What was termed as the biggest diplomatic event hosted by China in recent times, some one thousand five hundred officials...
Representative Image The Dutch Delta project is a successful example of the flood protection structures ever made in the history of any country which involves constructing 13 dams, including barriers, sluices, locks, dikes...
Melbourne has bagged the tag of ‘most livable city’ in many indexes over the years. In a wide-ranging conversation with OBOR editorial team, Kevin Louey, Councillor, Prosperous City & Deputy Chair of the Arts, Culture and Heritage,...
Touted to rival New York’s hugely popular High Line Park, ‘Seoullo 7017’ Park is a testimony to the fact that South Korea believes in reducing its carbon footprint. 7017 number comes from two distinct years- 1970 and 2017. The former...
As the number of city dwellers spiral, the eternal struggle to balance growth and quality of life is becoming bigger by the day. The basic problems, barring specific geographical and political conditions of individual cities, are almost...
Winners of the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation pose for a group photo at the award ceremony. The winning cities were Songpa-gu (South Korea), Qalyubeya (Egypt), Copenhagen (Denmark), La Paz (Bolivia) and Boston (US)
This year’s edition, which ran under the theme “practical steps towards a sustainable future,” was the first global gathering dedicated to sustainability since the COP22 climate change conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, November 2016