July a Crucial Month for Input on Habitat III ‘Issue Papers’

July 2nd, 2015 United States of America


By: Citiscope

This week marked an important milestone for national governments and everyday citizens alike ahead of next year’s U. N. conference on cities, Habitat III. In May, the Habitat III Secretariat published 22 issue papers that cover the core of the New Urban Agenda, the 20-year strategy on urbanization that will come out of next year’s conference. Member states were originally given until 30 June to provide comment on these documents, while input from stakeholders would be welcomed for a month starting 1 July.

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