2016 Geneva Challenge Semi-finalists


The following submissions were long listed as semi-finalists of the Geneva Challenge 2016 on urbanisation.


Title of submission


Building sustainable transport infrastructure for non-motorized transportation in urban centres

Carleton University,

University of Ottawa


CityProgress: Web Portal for Active Data Sharing, Dissemination and Analysis for Disaster Risk Reduction

New York University,

University of Pennsylvania,

Xaviers Institute of Management,

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

Entrepreneurial Activity as a Catalyst for Social Change in Low Income Urban Communities through Collaboration with Higher Education Institutes: East St. Louis Initiative


Washington University in St. Louis


Improving Waste Management Practices by Introducing A Gamified Incentive Model

Brunel University,

KTH Royal Institute of Technology- Sweden,

University College London,

University of Warwick


Library of Self-Help Housing

Harvard University Graduate School of Design,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Measures for Mitigation – Infectious Disease Vector Habitat Identification and Remediation

Herbert H. Lehman College


MINGA – Collective Waste Management

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE),

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Putting the Breaks in Road Accidents in India

University of Waterloo,

Western University

StokHealth: Towards Healthy Urban Populations through Savings Groups

University of Pretoria, South Africa

The Micro Farm Network

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

The #UrbanCommonsPH Project

University of the Philippines – Diliman

Waste Store

Lund University, Sweden