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
Teaching
Academic courses

Cities, Conflict, and Development

Dennis Rodgers
Publications
Academic, August 2017

Sustainable Food Consumption, Urban Waste Management and Civic Activism

Shalini Randeria
Research
Research project

Understanding the Tipping Point of Urban Conflicts: Violence, Cities, and Poverty Reduction in the Developing World

Dennis Rodgers and Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding
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
11
News
11th January 2019

Decongesting African Cities: Rural and Urban Development Must Go Together

Centre for Finance and Development
Events
1 June, 2021

Lead Development in Times of Crisis!

Executive Education, Oliver Jütersonke and Alexandre Freire
Research
Research project in progress

Gangs, Gangsters, and Ganglands: Towards a Global Comparative Ethnography

Dennis Rodgers
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
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
News
11th February 2019

Sustaining Peace in Cities

Oliver Jütersonke, Achim Wennmann and Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding
Events
10 April, 2019

Sustaining Peace in the City

Maison de la Paix
Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding
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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