FUTURE CITIES 2050 THEMES
Southeast Asia and Australia are intensely vulnerable to the effects of climate change. As one of the most disaster prone regions in the world, there are significant human, economic and environmental costs on communities impacted.
Business fuels our world, creating the energy, food, employment, entertainment and opportunities that we want. Our industries need to support, power and flourish within our future cities. Let's unlock public-private-partnership.
ASEAN is one of the fastest growing and innovative digital markets, boasting multiple start-up unicorn companies while Australia has advanced technology companies and entrepreneurship programmes. Let's harness tech and innovation.
tips & tricks
Tips for writing your mini essay
Before writing, read up on predictions and trends for future cities and consider the potential impacts of these changes on people's lives and the environment.
Keep your message focused and easy to understand by using short, clear sentences and paragraphs and avoiding complex language or jargon.
Review and revise your piece carefully, checking for errors and logical consistency, and consider getting feedback from others to improve your writing.
Take a stance and express your opinions clearly, using evidence and examples to support your arguments.
Connect with your readers on a personal level by using examples and anecdotes to illustrate your points and encouraging them to think more deeply about the topic.
Use a well-chosen fact or statistic to support your argument and make your piece more persuasive, but be sure to cite your sources properly and avoid overwhelming your readers with too much data.