Organized and led by the United Nations Task Team on Habitat III, Special Sessions provided substantial discussions on implementation of initiatives in each thematic area of the Issue Papers. Building on the challenges identified in the 22 Issue Papers, and priorities, policy interventions, and action-oriented recommendations addressed in 10 policy Papers, specific accomplishments with immediate and longer-term outcomes were discussed in order to effectively and efficiently implement and monitor the New Urban Agenda. Read more
A total of 22 Special Sessions took place during the Conference. They lasted two hours each and addressed topical issues that were identified as relevant in the discussion of the Habitat III Issue Papers elaborated by the United Nations Task Team.