Tomsk, Siberia, Russia-, November 2018 – UN-Habitat presented the preliminary results of its UN-Habitat’s City Prosperity Initiative (CPI) for Tomsk, the first Russian city to implement the urban diagnosis framework. The presentation was made during a panel discussion on “The City of the Future, the Role of the University” at Tomsk University’s Third University City Forum.
Bangkok 23 January 2017 - Partners from around Asia and the Pacific met in the Thai capital to share and discuss ways in which to implement the New Urban Agenda in the region. More than 60 participants representing 13 countries attended the interactive session which was co-hosted by the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security of Thailand and the Ministry of Local Government, Housing and Environment of Fiji and organised by UN-Habitat.
Nairobi, 15 September 2016—UN-Habitat and the International Urban Training Centre are organizing a workshop ‘Action Planning for Cities Supported by the Cities Prosperity Index’ to run between November 7-12 November, 2016.
Mexico, 18 March 2016 – The first results of the City Prosperity Index (CPI) carried out in 136 municipalities across Mexico were presented in Mexico City earlier this March. The CPI is UN-Habitat’s urban development indicator and is being implemented with the Mexican federal institute for housing Infonavit. Currently applied in over 500 cities around the world, the CPI is a tool that provides metrics and data to evaluate urban development.
In September 2015, the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit adopted a new framework to guide development efforts between 2015 and 2030, entitled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development”. The 2030 Agenda contains 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets.
Los nuevos Objetivos y metas entraran en vigencia el 1 de enero 2016, y guiaran las decisiones que tomaremos los siguientes quince años. Todos los países trabajarán para implementar la Agenda a niveles regionales y globales, teniendo en cuenta las diferentes realidades, capacidades y niveles de desarrollo nacionales, incluidas las políticas y prioridades de cada país.
The new Goals and Targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that came into effect on 1 January 2016, will guide the decisions over the next fifteen years. All countries will work to implement the Agenda at the regional and global levels, taking into account different national realities, capacities and levels of development, including national policies and priorities.