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Working to achive SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Working to achive SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (UNSDG2030)

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015 with the aim of transforming our world by eradicating poverty and ensuring collaborative partnerships in the sustainable development triumvirate: the economic, social and environmental arms. The Goals and targets will stimulate action over the next 15 years in areas of critical importance for humanity and the planet.

OiER and USC’s ethos is guided by the UN’s SDG11:

Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

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

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 and children, persons with disabilities and older persons

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

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

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

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

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