Enhancing the financial position of cities
2019 - 2021: Funded by European Commission and in cooperation with UNHabitat Oliver was focal point for the academic partnership co-creating and co-delivering the programme.
As part of this collaboration, Cities that Work acted as academic partner in an Agreement of Cooperation. Specifically co-convening high level policy engagement with UNHabitat at in Brussels European Parliament, a cities and expert workshop with UNHabitat in Dakar following European Investment Bank's Africa Day and multiple written outputs.
Global Future Cities Programme
2018 - 2019: Funded by Foreign Commonwealth Office (now FCDO) and in cooperation with UNHabitat Oliver was focal point for the academic partnership co-delivering the programme.
As part of this collaboration, Cities that Work acted as Academic Partner for the Strategic Development Phase. Specifically providing financial and legal analysis of interventions, evidence on thematic areas and presentations to city stakeholders during charettes.
6th Urbanisation and Poverty Reduction Conference
2019: Partnership with World Bank, George Washington University and Inter-American Devevelopment Bank to co-host the international conference. Oliver co-organised the first day focusing on research, second day focusing on policy and third day focusing on city application. Watch the opening session here.