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University of Zambia Lectures

Charter Cities Institute Conducts Lecture Series at University of Zambia

Senior Researcher, Professor Matthew McCartney Presented ‘Rethinking African Cities’ Lusaka, Zambia October 2023 Charter Cities Institute (CCI) Senior Researcher, Professor Matthew McCartney recently concluded a ten-hour, in-person lecture course at the University of Zambia (UNZA). The course was entitled ‘Rethinking African Cities’ and offered a

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Urban October Webinars

Urban October Webinars

CCI is excited to announce a series of two webinars as part of our efforts to contribute to the global conversation on the challenges and opportunities presented by rapid urbanization during Urban October. Urban October, initiated by UN-Habitat in 2014, is a global event that

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New Cities Catapult

Open Submissions for the New Cities Catapult

From November 16-18th, CCI will host the first Africa’s New Cities Summit. This Summit will include what is normally expected in a typical conference (keynote speakers, panels, networking opportunities, etc.) and much more. For example, to turn talk into action, CCI and AfIDA are hosting

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New Cities Map: Launch Event Recap

On May 30th, 2023, a global audience came together in a groundbreaking launch event that showcased the immense potential of New Cities. From dedicated journalists to visionary academics, pioneering founders, venture capitalists, and influential international organizations, the event attracted a diverse community of urbanists from

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Screenshot of New Cities Map

Charter Cities Institute Launches Groundbreaking New Cities Map

The Charter Cities Institute is launching The New Cities Map, an extensive and interactive data set that consolidates information on new cities constructed worldwide since 1945. This groundbreaking tool will provide researchers, urban planners, and policymakers with critical insights to drive effective and equitable urban

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