Research
Research project

Urban Resilience in Situations of Chronic Violence (URCV)

Oliver Jütersonke and Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding
Publications
Multimedia, 15 May, 2019

The Sustainable City Promoter

Alice Lunardon
Events
19 November, 2014

Geneva Energy Conversations – Putting the genie back: Two degrees will be harder than we think

Maison de la paix, Geneva
Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer
Events
12 May, 2022

Investigating the Trade-Offs and Synergies in Integrating Biodiversity Goals across the UN Systems

Centre for International Environmental Studies
Publications
Journal article, 2017

Consumer Myopia, Imperfect Competition and the Energy Efficiency Gap: Evidence from the UK Refrigerator Market

Francois Cohen
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News
30th October 2020

COVID-19 and planetary urbanisation

Dennis Rodgers
Teaching
Executive education

Environmental Governance & Policy-Making

Executive Education
Events
22 November, 2016

The health workforce: a good investment

Geneva / Global
Michaela Told
Events
9 November, 2017

Action Days for the SDGs – SDGs and Impact Investing

Auditorium Jacques Freymond, Geneva
Executive Education
11
News
11th January 2019

Decongesting African Cities: Rural and Urban Development Must Go Together

Centre for Finance and Development
Events
14 October, 2019

Gang Governance, from the Local to the Global

Maison de la Paix
Global Governance Centre and Dennis Rodgers
Events
12 April, 2018

The power of location for environmental monitoring and decision making

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Centre for International Environmental Studies
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Goal 11 aims to improve urban planning and management which is needed to make the world’s urban spaces more inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. The UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform stresses that “rapid urbanization has brought enormous challenges, including growing numbers of slum dwellers, increased air pollution, inadequate basic services and infrastructure, and unplanned urban sprawl, which also make cities more vulnerable to disasters”. Read more about Goal 11.

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Target 11.1

By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums

Target 11.2

By 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons

Target 11.3

By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries

Target 11.4

Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage

Target 11.5

By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations

Target 11.6

By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management

Target 11.7

By 2030, provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons and persons with disabilities

Target 11.a

Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, peri-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning

Target 11.b

By 2020, substantially increase 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 develop and implement, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels

Target 11.c

Support least developed countries, including through financial and technical assistance, in building sustainable and resilient buildings utilizing local materials