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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Organizations relating to Communities

Asian Multi City Community Epidemiology Work Group / Est. 1990
European Federation of Mayors / Est. 1977
European Science and Technology Assembly / Est. 1994
European Alliance for Community Networking / Est. 1997
International Council of Jewish Communes
Community of Democracies / Est. 2000
Asia-Pacific 2000 / Est. 1991
Communauté des loupiots d'Europe
ESF Network on Household and Community Dynamics
Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries / Est. 1996
Community Informatics Research Network
Computer Aid International
Community-COST Concertation Agreement on a Concerted Action Project in the Field of Treatment and Use of Sewage Sludge / Est. 1979
Volunteer Africa / Est. 2001
Community Development and Management Association of Africa
European Federation of Local Forest Communities / Est. 1990
Coopération communautaire en matière de protection civile
International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres / Est. 1926
IFS Americas Coalition / Est. 1994
Communities for Renewable Energy
Centre for Integrated Regional Development Bwamanda-Belgium / Est. 1969
Société communautaire des produits pharmaceutiques en Centrafrique
International Oracle Users Community / Est. 1994
Marianist Lay Communities / Est. 1993
International Association of Community TeleService Centres / Est. 1989

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World Problems relating to Communities

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Sectarianism
Unavailability of community centres
Inadequate primary health care
Inadequate community policing
Civil violence
Loss of respect
Prevailing community insecurity
Lack of community plan
Geographically undefined community limits
Ineffective utilization of public environment
Inadequate domestic savings
Lack of incentive for users to care for community property
Ethnic conflict
Abandonment of sustainable traditions
Declining mining communities
Violation of collective rights
Neglect of agricultural and rural life
Inadequate dissemination of local information
Inadequate community care for handicapped persons
Drained social urgency
Ineffectiveness of tradition-bound small business methods
Attenuation of group relationships
Lack of skilled manpower in rural areas
Inadequate management skills in rural communities
Lack of sharing of community skills

Action Strategies relating to Communities

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing local energy costs
Purifying community water supply
Renewing local economy
Enriching community global awareness
Forging distinctive community identity
Ensuring healthy environment
Intensifying community agreement
Mobilizing domestic financial resources for poverty alleviation
Establishing spiritual community zone
Rebuilding civilian communities affected by war
Forming intentional communities
Developing rural communities
Designing community growth plan
Undertaking community renewal
Initiating common land use
Promoting community self-determination
Involving local communities in the conservation of plant genetic resources
Developing socio-physical community structures
Developing better community markets
Improving community capacity for environmental education
Supporting efforts of non-formal educators in sustainable development
Implementing comprehensive community education
Instigating community resources management
Training mountain communities in integrated environmental management
Employing local exchange and trading LETS systems

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