Commonwealth Secretariat Discussion Paper

The Discussion Paper series raises awareness of topics that are of importance to Commonwealth work programmes. Discussion Papers explore an issue relating to research or programme activities and provoke debate on it. The intended readership is researchers and policy advisers.


The State of the Cities

Why, and how, the Commonwealth must address the challenge of sustainable urbanisation

This Discussion Paper examines key trends in Commonwealth urbanisation and sets out areas for future research into the state of Commonwealth cities in the twenty-first century, to provide an evidence-base for urban policy, funding and development.


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