Noting Habitat III in the SDGs Text Would Have “Enormous Meaning” for Implementation

July 29th, 2015 United States of America


By: Citiscope

At the start of the final week of negotiations on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) text, Ecuador has proposed including specific reference to next year’s Habitat III conference on cities. Ecuador will be hosting the October 2016 summit, which will adopt a 20-year global strategy on urbanization known as the New Urban Agenda. Many advocates see Habitat III as a critical opportunity to cement the implementation of the SDGs.

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