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Habitat III Issue Papers - 6: Urban Governance


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Resource type:Factsheets and summaries
Keywords:Development & humanitarian aid, Governance, Government, National & regional actors, Regional, Urban, Urban design/planning
Agency:UN DESA - United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, UN Habitat, UN Women , UNCBD - United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, UNDP - United Nations Development Program, UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
Date published:May 2015

This issue paper on "Urban Governance" is part of a series of thematic reports offering a comprehensive, expert-level view of the processes of urbanisation that characterise today’s century of cities — and look forward to what could and should come next. The 22 “issue papers” were submitted by a range of multilateral institutions. They will ultimately be used to guide discussion by 10 formal “policy units”, which will focus on the six thematic issues deemed important for the Habitat III process. Made up of independent experts, these units touch on housing, resilience, equity and other issues. Eventually, they will each provide formal input regarding the crafting and, especially, implementation of the New Urban Agenda.

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