Habitat III - One UN Pavilion
  • Wednesday 19
  • Talk with the United Nations – UNIDO Sustainable Cities projects under the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Integrated Approach Pilot

    One UN Pavilion
    Venue: One UN Pavilion - One UN Room
    Organization: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

    Join this informal talk to know more about some of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) activities related to sustainable urban development and the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.
     
    The Global Environment Facility (GEF) launched the Sustainable Cities Integrated Approach Pilot (SC-IAP) to help cities address the challenges posed by mega-trends (urbanization, rising middle class and population growth) of global environmental degradation, in an integrated manner. UNIDO is one of the specialized agencies assisting countries in accessing GEF SC-IAP set aside funds, primarily building on the country allocations the focal areas of climate change and chemicals and waste. UNIDO-GEF projects under this initiative include the Sustainable Cities Integrated Approach Pilot in India, the Sustainable-city Development in Malaysia and the Sustainable cities initiative for Senegal.