The world’s population is constantly increasing. To accommodate everyone, we need to build modern, Sustainable Cities. For all of us to survive and prosper, we need new, intelligent urban planning that creates safe, affordable and resilient cities with green and culturally inspiring living conditions.
Issue paths reward independent members for identifying, reporting and solving complex city challenges. Issues use SDGs as a framework for streamlining actionable steps with industry-specific modules to help members acquire new skills and maximize the impact of innovation streams.
Enhancing inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries.
Substantially increasing the number of cities and human settlements adopting and implementing integrated policies and plans towards inclusion, resource efficiency, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience to disasters, and development and implementation, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels.
Significantly reducing the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decreasing the direct economic losses relative to the global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations.
Strengthening efforts to protect and safeguard the cultural and natural heritage.
Ensuring access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and essential services and upgrade slums.