Habitat III

http://habitat3.org/

Habitat III (2016; Quito, Ecuador; habitat3.org)

Is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development focusing on the 11th SDG to “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable.” It renews the global commitment to sustainable organization in order to focus on the implementation of a “New Urban Agenda.” The conference hosts discussions on pressing urban issues and challenges that contribute to the implementation of global development and climate change goals.

Areas of interest:

  • Urban legislation, land, and governance
  • Urban planning and design
  • Urban economy
  • Basic urban services
  • Housing and slum upgrading
  • Risk reduction and rehabilitation
  • Research and capacity development

Publications

Leadership: Joan Clos (Secretary-General)

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