Urbanization and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region, Social Development Bulletin, Vol. 5, No. 4 - ESCWA

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Urbanization and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region, Social Development Bulletin, Vol. 5, No. 4

ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SDD/2015/TECHNICAL PAPER.6


Publication Type: Information material

Cluster: 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination

Focus Area: 2030 Agenda, Inclusive development

Initiatives: Sustainable urban development

SDGs: Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Keywords: Housing, Social development, Urban development, Urbanization

Urbanization and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region, Social Development Bulletin, Vol. 5, No. 4

January 2015

The present bulletin provides an overview of the ongoing regional and global preparations for the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), which will be held in Quito from 17 to 20 October 2016. It also sets out the main targets and objectives of both Habitat III and Goal 11 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Furthermore, this bulletin addresses the relevance of the New Urban Agenda to the Arab region.

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