Trust in public-private urban regeneration partnerships

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Research conducted by Carley Pennink (Head of International Projects at IHS) reveals that trust can influence the risk and outcomes of public-private partnerships, as perceived by partners.

It is vital to invest in building trust between partners, as trust can act as a governing mechanism in situations of high risk and is important in achieving outcomes, including, for instance, the tendency to cooperate, coordination efficiencies and the realization of innovation.

PROSPECT: Peer Powered Cities and Regions

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

IHS is taking part in PROSPECT or Peer Powered Cities and Regions, a three-year project funded by the European Commission – Horizon 2020 programme. PROSPECT aims to enable peer to peer learning in regional and local authorities in order to finance and implement their sustainable energy plans. The learning will empower them to make use of best practices in developing financing for these plans, which have been implemented successfully in other cities and regions in the European Union.

MOOC: Planning for Climate Change in African Cities

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

We are happy to announce our first Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) - Planning for Climate Change in African Cities!

Democratisation through Participatory Action Planning in Yangon, Myanmar

Friday, 14 July 2017

Banashree Banerjee, independent urban planner and associate staff member of the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Rotterdam, gave a talk during the CPR - CSH Urban Workshop, on "Democratization through Participatory Action".