Latest Publications


2019 - The municipal digital transformation in Germany

Bitkom e.V.

Gender-inclusive climate action in cities

2019 - How women’s leadership and expertise can shape sustainable and inclusive cities


Upward and Outward Growth

2019 - Managing Urban Expansion for More Equitable Cities in the Global South

World Resources Institute

What the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C means for Cities

2018 - Summary for Urban Policymakers

C40 Cities - Convenant of Mayors

Multi-Level Climate Governance Supporting Local Action

2018 - Instruments enhancing climate change mitigation and adaptation at the local level

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

World Cities Day 2018

2018 - Concept Note - Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities

UN Habitat

SDG Indicators for German Municipalities

2018 - Indicators for the Representation of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals in German Municipalities

Bertelsmann Stiftung, the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affiars and Spatial Development, the Association of German Cities, the Deutscher Städte- und Gemeindebund, the Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik, Engagement Global

Reshaping Decentralised Development Co-operation

2018 - The Key Role of Cities and Regions for the 2030 Agenda