UN Urban without a future, but some common ground builds up

By |2017-10-14T16:33:45+02:00September 8th 2017|global urban debates, , , , , , |

This week's high-level meeting on UN Habitat in New York City has shown that member states are committed to the Habitat process, but view critically the proposals put forward by an independent assessment panel. URBANET reports on the outcomes of the meeting.

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Habitat Reform – Business as usual will yield results as usual

By |2017-10-14T15:01:24+02:00September 1st 2017|global urban debates, , , , , , , |

Next week, the two-day high-level meeting of the General Assembly on UN-Habitat will take place in New York. Member states of the United Nations will gather there and discuss future reform steps for UN-Habitat. Franz Marré provides some thought-provoking reflections on the reforms proposed by the high-level panel and says that business as usual is not an option.

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