Cities of Wellbeing

We think a happy world starts with happy cities. On the occasion of International Day of Happiness, we have invited 10 contributors from across the globe to discuss how to increase human wellbeing and happiness in urban areas.
 

Slow Space, Slow Cities
Slow Space, Slow Cities
Mette Aamodt
Co-Founder, Aamodt / Plumb Architects
Turning Smart Cities Into Happy Cities
Turning Smart Cities Into Happy Cities
Dr. Ali al-Azzawi
City Experience Advisor, Smart Dubai Office
Health Is Everyone's Business
Health Is Everyone’s Business
Charlotte Ersbøll
Senior Advisor, United Nations Global Compact
Cities as Beacons for Wellbeing
Cities as Beacons for Wellbeing
Anthony Gooch
Director of Public Affairs & Communications, OECD
Cities of Wellbeing: Letter From South Africa
Cities of Wellbeing: Letter From South Africa
Valerie Møller
Professor Emeritus, Rhodes University
Spaces for People
Spaces for People
Michel Mossessian
Design Principal, Mossessian Architecture
Health Must Be Number One Priority for Urban Planners
Health Must Be Number One Priority for Urban Planners
Maria Neira
Director for the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization (WHO)
Bringing Happy Cities to Life
Bringing Happy Cities to Life
Sébastien Turbot
Executive Director, NewCities
Women, Wellbeing and the City
Women, Wellbeing and the City
Kalpana Viswanath
Co-founder, Safetipin
Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice for Copenhagen
Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice for Copenhagen
Sisse Marie Welling
Mayor for Health and Care, City of Copenhagen, Denmark