Tag: #SDGs

Open Session. Right to the City and the International Agendas: African realities and perspectives

The session will be a debate between representatives from local governments, researchers and civil society within Africities. It will explore how the Right to the City is understood in the African context, the different ways in which it is implemented on the ground as well as its challenges and opportunities as a cornerstone for the […]

The Right to the City, a cornerstone for “leaving no one behind”

The Right to the City is a collective demand and agreement on the need to implement the Global Agendas for Sustainable Development with a human rights approach.   “In his book “The Invisible Cities”, Italo Calvino asked this question in a work dedicated to urban spaces, spaces that were already becoming uninhabitable in 1972. In […]

United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), New York City July 9-18, 2018

The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is the main United Nations platform on sustainable development . It has a central role in the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the global level. This year’s meeting will cover 6 goals, including Goal 11: Make cities and […]

Join the e-Discussion: “From global to local: supporting sustainable and resilient societies in urban and rural communities”

The electronic discussion (e-Discussion), to be held from 26 March to 8 April 2018, is coordinated by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The purpose of the e-Discussion is to engage stakeholder groups, experts, practitioners and policy-makers from various regions in a global dialogue on […]