Habitat III Adopts ‘New Urban Agenda’

October 19th, 2016


By: South South News

24 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The HABITAT III conference concluded in Quito, Ecuador, last week with the adoption of the “New Urban Agenda” declaration. The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Joan Clos, said, “The adoption of the new Urban Agenda presents a change of paradigm in the urbanization, which is a good thing because, as the available data shows, urbanization in the past 20 years has not worked well.

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