Cities Today 17 – Special Focus

Special Focus: Brazil

Introduction – Why municipalities need a voice at Habitat III

Interview Paulo ziulkoski, President of the National Confederation of Municipalities (Confederação Nacional dos Municípios), on the key issues facing Brazilian cities


Special industry sections


Mobility: three Brazilian cities share 2015 Sustainable transport award

Nick Michell


Citizen engagement: How rio de Janeiro is connecting with citizens through collaborative tools

Pedro Paulo,Executive Secretary of Government Coordination for Rio City Hall


Finance: Curitiba’s Linha Verde bond sale to reach r$1.5 billion

Maria Celeste Corrêa,Comunicação IPPUC


Waste management: Porto Alegre marks 25 years of selective waste collection

Cybele Carneiro,Communications Coordinator,DMLU


Urban requalification: How Belo Horizonte’s Vila Viva programme is helping integrate communities

Andrea ScalonAfonso,Urbanisation and Housing Department,Belo Horizonte