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Annual Report
Annual Report 2020
This is UN-Habitat’s first annual progress report on the implementation of the strategic plan 2020-2023. The report sets out progress towards planned results against indicator targets for 2020. The report shows that UN-… Read more
Progress on Wastewater Treatment – 2021 Update
Technical Report
Progress on Wastewater Treatment – 2021 Update
Target 6.3 is: “By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially… Read more
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European Commission, European Investment Bank, UN-Habitat, partners launch report on "Financing Sustainable Urban Development”
Brussels, Belgium, July 2021 -   As requested by the European Parliament, the European Commission, European Investment Bank and UN-Habitat, supported by the International Growth Centre, are working on a pilot initiative to identify measures to mobilize financing for sustainable urban development in low-income countries. During the virtual InfoPoint conference… Read more
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Flagship and Regional Reports
World Cities Report 2020
World Cities Report
World Cities Report 2020: The Value of Sustainable Urbanization
The world we live in has been transformed in a manner not witnessed in recent times.  The coronavirus pandemic has triggered what arguably is the worst public health crisis in a century and the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.  In a rapidly urbanizing and globalized world, cities have been the… Read more
The New Urban Agenda Illustrated
Technical Report
The New Urban Agenda Illustrated
The New Urban Agenda, adopted at Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador, on 20 October 2016, presents a paradigm shift based on the science of cities and lays out standards and principles for the planning, construction, development, management and improvement of urban areas. The New Urban Agenda is intended as a resource for… Read more
Cities and Pandemics: Towards a more just, green and healthy future
Technical Report
Cities and Pandemics: Towards a more just, green and healthy future
The UN-Habitat’s Report on Cities and Pandemics: Towards a More Just, Green and Healthy Future presents an analysis of the situation of the COVID-19 in cities and urban areas after one year since the declaration of pandemic and outlines a range of bold measures that could deliver a lasting and sustainable recovery… Read more
GSNUP Report 2021
Global Report
Global State of National Urban Policy 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted an opportunity and the potential for national urban policy (NUP) to shape more resilient, green and inclusive cities as part of countries recovery packages. The scale and urgency of pressing and emerging urban challenges has become evident and has given prominence to NUP as a tool… Read more
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