Know Your SDGs: Solutions for an Urban Century

August 10th, 2015 United States of America


By: Checked

We are officially in the “urban century,” where more people in our world live in cities than in rural areas. Fittingly, for the first time, the United Nations (UN) has proposed an urban-specific Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) that focuses on cities and human settlements, Goal 11. The journey to establishing Goal 11 has been long, largely led by thought leaders like UN Habitat, UCLG, Cities Alliance, ICLEI, Metropolis, and others, and many in the development community are still wondering what Goal 11 will look like and its intended impacts.

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