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Chicago Forum Focuses on Challenges Facing World's Cities

About 600 delegates from 25 countries gathered in Chicago this week at the inaugural Chicago Forum on Global Cities, where they discussed challenges facing big cities as globalization spreads, from sustainability and architecture to security and technology. “More people now live in urban areas than on rural land for the first time in history,” Ivo Daalder, president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, a forum co-host, told VOA.  “And by 2050, almost two-thirds of the world...

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