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

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

BRS

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Convention on Wetlands

Ramsar Convention

CERN

Intergovernmental Organizations

European Organization for Nuclear Research

CERN

Global Footprint Network

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Global Footprint Network

Global Footprint Network

GEO Secretariat

Intergovernmental Organizations

Group on Earth Observations

GEO

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

International Organization for Standardization

ISO

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Thematic Platforms

SDG Lab

SDG Lab

UNEP

Intergovernmental Organizations

UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch

UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch

UNDP

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Development Programme Office in Geneva

UNDP Geneva

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE

UNITAR

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

UNITAR

UNOG

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Office at Geneva

UNOG

Intergovernmental Organizations

World Meteorological Organization

WMO

Experts

Maria Mendiluce

Maria Mendiluce is the CEO of the We Mean Business coalition.

Paola Deda

Paola Deda is the Director of Forest, Land and Housing Division at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

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