Call for Papers for the Reducing Urban Poverty 2016 Graduate student Paper Competition, Policy Workshop, and Publication – Abstracts Due May 15, 2016

Grand Prize Winner will attend Habitat III in Quito

[16 March  2016] – To encourage a new generation of urban policy makers and promote early career research, Cities Alliance, IHC Global, USAID, the Wilson Center, and the World Bank are co-sponsoring the 7th annual paper competition for graduate students, seeking abstracts on urban poverty in the developing world.
Winning papers will be published and selected authors will be invited to present their work in a policy workshop at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. The grand prize winner will receive a travel stipend to attend the United Nations Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador, in October 2016.


Sub-topics include:
Climate Change
Arrival Cities: Responding to Migrants and Refugees
Innovation in Urban Planning
Financing Sustainable Urban Development


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