By 2050, about 70% of the world population will live in urban areas. To accommodate everyone in a sustainable and human way, significant shifts in the mindset of planning and construction of cities must take place. Achieving this objective requires bold action to ensure affordable and sustainable housing and public transportation in every city, to protect the world's cultural and natural heritage, and to reduce the adverse effects of natural disasters.

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Organizations

Organization | Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

BRS

Organization | Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Convention on Wetlands

Ramsar Convention

CERN

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

European Organization for Nuclear Research

CERN

Organization | Thematic Platforms

Geneva Internet Platform

GIP

GEO Secretariat

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

Group on Earth Observations

GEO

Organization | Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

International Organization for Standardization

ISO

Organization | Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Organization | Thematic Platforms

SDG Lab

UNEP

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

UNEP Chemicals and Waste Branch

UNDP

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Development Programme Office in Geneva

UNDP

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE

UNITAR

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

UNITAR

UNOG

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Office at Geneva

UNOG

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

World Meteorological Organization

WMO

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Maria Mendiluce

Maria Mendiluce is the Managing Director of Climate and Energy, Cities and Mobility and Circular Economy at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the interim CEO of We Mean Business.

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