Teaching
Academic courses

Advanced Development Microeconomics

Jean-Louis Arcand
Publications
Academic, August 2017

Garbage Is Good to Think With: The Interplay of Civic Activism and Judicial Intervention in Shaping Bangalore’s Solid Waste Management Policies

Shalini Randeria
Events
22 November, 2016

The health workforce: a good investment

Geneva / Global
Michaela Told
Research
PhD thesis in progress

International Law and Consumption-Driven Environmental Harm

Lucy Lu Reimers
Publications
Academic, August 2017

Sustainable Food Consumption, Urban Waste Management and Civic Activism

Shalini Randeria
811
Events
20 November, 2018

The Emerging World: alternatives that can change everything

Auditorium Jacques Freymond
Executive Education
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
Research
Research project in progress

Geneva Internet Platform

Roxana Radu
Research
Research project in progress

SINERGIA: Innovation, Diffusion and Green Growth

Francois Cohen
Research
PhD thesis in progress

Democratizing urban local government

Somabha (Sobhi) Mohanty
Teaching
Executive education

Environmental Governance – Executive Certificate & Master (ENV)

Executive Education, Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer, Anne Saab and James Hollway
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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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