• Thursday 20 Oct 2016
  • Towards an Arab Urban Agenda

    Side Events
    Venue: R14
    Lead Organization:
    • League Of Arab States.
    Partner Organizations:
    • Egypt,
    • Especially Those Representing The Habitat III Task Force Of The Arab Ministerial Council On Housing And Urban Development (i.e. Algeria,
    • Iraq,
    • Jordan,
    • Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia,
    • Libya,
    • Morocco And Sudan),
    • Relevant Arab Countries Participating In PrepCom3,
    • United Nations Economic And Social Commission For Western Asia (UN ESCWA).

    The SE outlines the key challenges the Arab region is facing with regard to housing and sustainable urban development, and addresses the future prospects and opportunities for the implementation of the 2030 Development Agenda ‐ particularly the Sustainable Development Goal 11 ‐ make and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable ‐ and the New Urban Agenda.