Understanding the role of Australian cities in a global context
International governance frameworks including the United Nations Global Compact – Cities Agenda and other multi-national humanitarian, climate and economic forums.
The world is becoming increasingly urbanised with 55.3 per cent of the global population living in cities. Residents of cities across the globe are increasingly sharing common challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and globalised economic activity. This sees cities having to focus on responsive innovation to deal with issues of escalating consumption and production.