Habitat III

Noting Habitat III in the SDGs text would have "enormous meaning" for implementation

Language around next year’s cities conference is under discussion during the final week of negotiations on the Sustainable Development Goals text. 


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In October 2016, the United Nations will convene the UN Conference on Housing and   Sustainable   Urban Development  (Habitat III) in   Quito, Ecuador.  The Habitat III Conference will renew the global commitment to, and set the New Urban Agenda for sustainable urban development for the n

Local and regional governments speak up for localization of Post-2015 Agenda at third High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

On the 26th of June, UCLG President, Mayor Kadir Topbaş, represented local and regional authorities of the Local Authorities Major Group and the Global Taskforce at the opening plenary of the

What kind of cities do we want for the future?: The preparatory process for the New Urban Agenda

The first issue of the new supplement to the Ciudad Sostenible [Sustainable City] magazine, Agenda Urbana [Urban Agenda], focuses on the preparatory process for the T

Local and Regional Governments bring our own agenda to Habitat III

In UCLG consultations in the run up to Habitat III, intermediary cities warn that national governments and international institutions underestimate their role in development at their own risk.


Local and regional governments call for increased recognition by the UN in the run up to negotiations on the new urban agenda

The Global Taskforce for Post-2015 Development Agenda and towards Habitat III, facilitated by UCLG, represented the voices of local and regional government organizations at the second Habitat III Prep

Habitat III PrepCom 2 Meetings in Nairobi, Kenya

The UCLG Africa Secretariat participated, on 12-13 April 2015, in the preparatory meetings towards the second assembly of local and regional governments in the framework of the PrepCom 2.

The issues at stake for local and regional authorities were the following:  


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