Habitat III – Looking back on a milestone in the global urban development debate

By |2017-10-14T15:53:56+02:00November 1st 2016|global urban debates, , , , , , |

On October 20, 2016, the New Urban Agenda was adopted, setting the priorities and expectations for the next 20 years of urban development against the backdrop of growing urbanisation. The Habitat III conference in Quito, which hosted a vast array of events besides the official negotiations reflected the themes of the New Urban Agenda and the hopes attached to it. Here is a review of the events and atmosphere in Quito.

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“We need political commitment by national and local governments”

By |2018-08-02T12:22:49+02:00October 24th 2016|global urban debates, , , , , |

Now that the New Urban Agenda has been adopted, everyone is talking about implementation. URBANET talked to GIZ’s Günter Meinert about what it takes to make the New Urban Agenda a reality.

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