New Urban Agenda

The New Urban Agenda Illustrated toolkit unpacks the New Urban Agenda — the global framework on how to guide and track urbanization — in a practical, visual and interactive way.

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New Urban Agenda Illustrated: Handbook

The New Urban Agenda Illustrated handbook unpacks the propositions of the New Urban Agenda and highlights their synergies with the Sustainable Development Goals and Targets. It subdivides and maps the New Urban Agenda into three chapters: 1) Core Dimensions, 2) Means of Implementation and 3) Governance, Follow-up and Review. The handbook includes definitions, visual illustrations, examples from all over the world, and practical propositions for action, to help all urban stakeholders understand and implement the New Urban Agenda. Read now.

New Urban Agenda Illustrated: Online course

The New Urban Agenda online crash course is accessible via any internet-connected device. A fully interactive, immersive learning experience in two parts, the course presents the New Urban Agenda in an engaging and flexible format. Sign up and start learning now.

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Highlighted content:

Four core dimensions of the New Urban Agenda

Social sustainability
Economic sustainability
Environmental sustainability
Spatial sustainability

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Interactive learning experience

The New Urban Agenda online crash course

Any device

Learn on any internet-connected device: Laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile.


Start whenever you want, and proceed at your own pace.

Total duration: 6-8 hours

Each of the 2 parts of the course takes about 3-4 hours to complete.

Official certifiate

An official UN-Habitat certificate is awarded on completion of each part of the course.

Official UN-Habitat Certificate

On completion of the online course


Highlighted content:

Urban population growth 1950 – 2020