Cliff Hague

Cliff Hague

Thursday, 01 March 2018 12:57

Science and Urban Climate Change

A paper in a leading scientific journal calls for much greater engagement of scientists in urban policy and practice.

The recent World Urban Forum was an opportunity to show UK engagement with urbanisation as a global issue. It was missed.

Thursday, 08 February 2018 14:57

What's new about the New Urban Agenda?

South Africa is engaging fully with the New Urban Agenda, and posing some fundamental questions about what it means to be a planner in today's world.

The exhibition at the Ninth World Urban Forum highlights the Asian embrace of Smart Cities.

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 06:43

World Urban Forum 9

The ninth World Urban Forum opens on 7 February 2018, and I am here in Kuala Lumpur and will be reporting on it on this website and on other social media.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 16:24

2004 - The New Urban Agenda anticipated

Following the World Urban Forum in Barcelona in 2004, I was invited to write a short article for the UN-Habitat publication Habitat Debate. Many of the themes I introduced have now been taken forward in the International Guidelines for Urban and Territorial Planning (2015) and in the New Urban Agenda (2016).

Thursday, 02 November 2017 17:50

How will Brexit affect Ireland?

The EU has rightly made the issue of Ireland a central element of the Brexit negotiations. What might be the territorial  impact of creating an external border between Ireland and Northern Ireland?

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