UN issues new Urban Agenda

The New Urban Agenda will be the outcome document agreed upon at the Habitat III cities conference in October 2016. In turn, it will guide the efforts around urbanization of a wide range of actors — nation states, city and regional leaders, international development funders, United Nations programmes and civil society — for the next 20 years. This document aims to guide sustainable urbanization globally over next two decades. This will hopefully jump-start political negotiations ahead of the Habitat III conference in October.

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