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April 28, 2014 Blog post

The city mapping, street addressing methodology, and e-learning course on Street Addressing was put to good use in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana.

February 12, 2014 News

WBI's Director for Knowledge Exchange and Learning, Abha Joshi-Ghani, writes her latest blog post, "Rethinking Cities."

October 28, 2013 Blog post

Municipal officials from six states in India met in Bangalore on September 28-29, 2013, to share and learn from their experiences with implementing municipal reforms and e-governance.

October 22, 2013 News

NALAS International Municipal Fair: Where Ideas Come to Meet.

August 7, 2013 News

Read Victor Vergara's blog post on the Annual Regional Assembly of the RPA of New York, held April 19th.

June 13, 2013 Blog post

An agreement is signed between Barcelona City Council and World Bank; urban technology and innovation to be shared knowledge.

May 15, 2013 News and Annoucement

Learn more about a program to help leaders in South-Eastern Europe achieve modernization and reform.

January 17, 2013 Annoucement

Innovative e-Learning approaches to capacity development of cities.

August 14, 2012 Announcement