FROM THE FIELD: Urban Mexico moves toward better livelihoods, cleaner cities

30 October 2018

Mexico is improving the lives of the 80 percent of its inhabitants residing in cities, by pushing towards less polluted, more eco-friendly environments, thanks to support from the UN.


Solar photovoltaic rooftop installation at the LQ Hotel, Cancun. Andrea Egan/UNDP Mexico
UNDP Mexico/Andrea Egan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Mexico is supporting partnerships and programmes aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and gearing up the use of solar power, as well as promoting ecologically-responsible tourism as part of its commitment to efficient city planning.

This report from UNDP coincides with World Cities Day, which the UN has designated as 31 October to promote the international community's interest in global urbanizaiton. 

Read more here for details on how the UN agency is supporting Mexico’s efforts to ensure that its cities are safe, inclusive, and resilient.


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