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
News
11th April 2022

Gangs and Suburbs: What Impact on the French Elections?

Dennis Rodgers
Events
14 October, 2019

Gang Governance, from the Local to the Global

Maison de la Paix
Global Governance Centre and Dennis Rodgers
Publications
Book, 2019

Urban safety and peacebuilding new perspectives on sustaining peace in the city

Oliver Jütersonke and Achim Wennmann
611
Events
24 May, 2018

So fresh and so clean: urban community engagement to improve the sustainability of drainage infrastructure

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Centre for International Environmental Studies
11
Events
30 April, 2020

REPLACING GDP BY 2030: Towards a common language for the well-being and sustainability community

Maison de la Paix
Centre for International Environmental Studies
Research
Research project in progress

SINERGIA: Innovation, Diffusion and Green Growth

Francois Cohen and Joëlle Noailly
Teaching
Executive education

Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP)

Alexandre Freire and Executive Education
Events
11–12 December 2019

From Science to Practice: Strengthening Research Uptake to Achieve the SDGs

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Global Governance Centre, Thomas Biersteker and Velibor Jakovleski
Events
28 January, 2021

Security and the Pandemic: Global Perspectives | Launch Event

Dennis Rodgers and Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding
Research
Research project in progress

Improving the Protection of Persons with Disabilities during Armed Conflict

Andrew Clapham
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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