811
Events
20 November, 2018

The Emerging World: alternatives that can change everything

Auditorium Jacques Freymond
Executive Education
Research
PhD thesis in progress

International Law and Consumption-Driven Environmental Harm

Lucy Lu Reimers
Events
22 November, 2016

The health workforce: a good investment

Geneva / Global
Michaela Told
Publications
Book, 31 January, 2019

Urban Safety and Peacebuilding: New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City

Oliver Jütersonke, Achim Wennmann and Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding
Events
22 October, 2018

Nature’s contribution to the 2030 Agenda

Nina Kiderlin
Research
Research project

Urban Resilience in Situations of Chronic Violence (URCV)

Oliver Jütersonke and Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding
Publications
Academic, August 2017

How Not to Waste a Garbage Crisis: Food Consumption, Solid Waste Management and Civic Activism in Bangalore/Bengaluru, India

Shalini Randeria
Events
17 November, 2015

Geneva Energy Conversations: Fossil Fuels in Sustainable Energy Systems

Maison de la paix, Geneva
Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer
Research
Research project in progress

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

Dennis Rodgers
News
18th March 2020

Gang Governance, from the Local to the Global

Dennis Rodgers and Global Governance Centre
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News
2nd February 2021

A green recovery plan for Israel

Centre for Finance and Development
Publications
Academic, August 2017

Sustainable Food Consumption, Urban Waste Management and Civic Activism

Shalini Randeria
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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