In Quito This Week, the World Is Meeting to Discuss the Future of Its Cities

October 21st, 2016 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


By: CityMetric

With these issues in mind, up to 50,000 participants have gathered in Quito this week to discuss a New Urban Agenda at Habitat III – the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. The adoption of the agenda will set standards for sustainable development with a strong emphasis on social inclusion, cultural diversity, urban prosperity, urban governance, urban spatial development, and integrated urban planning including climate change.

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