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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Organizations relating to Communities

Community of Democracies / Warsaw, Poland / Est. 2000
Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1996
Community Informatics Research Network / Ndjamena, Australia
Computer Aid International / London, UK
Community-COST Concertation Agreement on a Concerted Action Project in the Field of Treatment and Use of Sewage Sludge / Est. 1979
Volunteer Africa / Bakewell, UK / Est. 2001
European Federation of Local Forest Communities / Mainz, Germany / Est. 1990
International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres / New York NY, USA / Est. 1926
Centre for Integrated Regional Development Bwamanda-Belgium / Heverlee, Belgium / Est. 1969
International Oracle Users Community / Redwood City CA, USA / Est. 1994
Marianist Lay Communities / South Bend IN, USA / Est. 1993
Link Community Development / Edinburgh, UK / Est. 1989
International Consumer Support for Infertility Community / Silverwater, Australia / Est. 1999
Comunità Promozione e Sviluppo / Castellammare di Stabia, Italy / Est. 1974
Community Court of Justice / Abuja, Nigeria / Est. 1991
Centre d'études et de recherches internationales et communautaires / Aix-en-Provence, France / Est. 1973
Fondation internationale pour le développement au service des coopérants et de communautés de base / Paris, France / Est. 1981
Southern Africa Community Foundation Association / Protea Park, South Africa
World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1983
Agreement on Products within the Province of the European Coal and Steel Community
Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa Parliament / Est. 2010
Congrès européen des communautés de base
Latin American Network for Rivers, River Communities and Water / Est. 2002
Partner Community Council / Est. 1992
Christian Mission Aid / Grandville MI, USA / Est. 1986

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World Problems relating to Communities

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Lack of skilled manpower in rural areas
Underdeveloped community leadership
Social isolation
Community expertise drain
Disproportionate ethnic population growth
Excessive dependence of local communities on outside services
Neighbourhood control by criminals
Lack of local services for community leadership training
Felt community powerlessness
Family adaptation of community status quo
Restricted scope of local employment
Social disaffection of the young
Destruction of civilian populations and institutions
Breakdown of local community cohesion
Limitations on capital development in rural areas
Personal isolation in modern communities
Restricted delivery of essential services to rural communities
Substance abuse by role models
Socio-economically inactive population
Subsistence agricultural income level in rural communities
Inadequate transportation facilities for rural communities
Discrimination against women in public life
Ethnic conflict
Prohibitive cost of necessities in rural communities
Fragmented social responsibility

Action Strategies relating to Communities

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Strengthening local governments
Ensuring a healthy environment
Building sustainable communities
Instigating community resources management
Adopting community right-to-know for environmental risk reduction
Developing available community resources
Managing community health
Articulating community stories
Creating local currency systems
Operating community networks
Developing smart communities

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