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World Habitat Day

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United Nations, October 05 2015: Marking World Habitat Day, which is observed every year on the first Monday of October, top United Nations officials today urged the creation of “Public spaces for all.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that in recent years the development discourse “has increasingly recognized the role of urbanization in achieving sustainability.” The 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), he said, “reflect an international consensus that sustainable urbanization can play a transformational role.” This is most clearly reflected in goal eleven, to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable.” The Secretary-General also highlighted the Sustainable [Read More]

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