• How can we Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable?


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    3.5 billion

    People lives in cities today

      95 %

      of urban expansion in the next decades will take place in developing world


      people live in slums today and the number keeps rising

    • our TARGETS

      Sustainable Development Goal #11


      By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums


      By 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons


      By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries


      Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage


      By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations


      By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management


      By 2030, provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons and persons with disabilities


      Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, per-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning


      By 2020, substantially increase the number of cities and human settlements adopting and implementing integrated policies and plans towards inclusion, resource efficiency, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience to disasters, and develop and implement, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels


      Support least developed countries, including through financial and technical assistance, in building sustainable and resilient buildings utilizing local materials


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