Building the cities of the future is going to involve “collaborative effort,” requiring good leadership and realistic expectations.
A “bold new course” is needed across the UN system to address the challenges of urbanization in the 21st Century, the UN deputy chief said on Tuesday.
Indigenous people in Canada have been marginalized when it comes to city life “for many decades” with women and girls suffering a “disproportionate level of violence.”
If the voices of slum-dwellers are ignored in the New Urban Agenda for world cities, adopted by UN Member States in October, then it “will fail”.
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When it comes to the New Urban Agenda for world cities, action needs to start at “the base” and not come from the top-down.
The risk of “outright violence” against the LGBT community is growing in cities but hopes are high that a newly-adopted agenda for future urban living will create more “safe spaces”.
The adoption of a new agenda to transform the world's cities will be "useless" unless countries and cities implement it.
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New Urban Agenda guarantees rights of women and girls