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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Organizations relating to Settlements

UN-HABITAT Staff Association / Est. 1980
Central American Council on Housing and Human Settlements / Est. 1992
Forum of Researchers on Human Settlements
International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres / New York NY, USA / Est. 1926
Institut européen de droit et d'économie de l'habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1969
Danish International Human Settlement Service / Aarhus, Denmark / Est. 1988
Global Urban Observatory Network
NGO Committee on Human Settlements / New York NY, USA / Est. 1985
ASEAN Association for Planning and Housing / Est. 1979
EuroFEM - Gender and Human Settlements / Est. 1994
Latin America Human Settlements Information Network / Est. 1979
International Wolf Federation - Environment Action / Est. 1994
International Association for Humane Habitat / Mumbai, India / Est. 2000
Lund Centre for Habitat Studies / Est. 1979
Asian Women and Shelter Network / Est. 1995
United Nations Human Settlements Programme / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1978
Protocol Relative to the Abolition of the System of Foreign Settlements at Chosen / Est. 1913
Ibero-American and Caribbean Forum of Best Practices / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1997
Orangutan Foundation International / Los Angeles CA, USA / Est. 1986
Joint WHO/FAO/UNEP/UNCHS Panel of Experts on Environmental Management for Vector Control / Est. 1981
United Nations Habitat and Human Settlements Foundation / Est. 1975
Latin American Association for the Promotion of Habitat, Architecture and Urbanism / Est. 1980
Arab Women's Habitat Network / Amman, Jordan
ESCAP/UNCHS Joint Unit on Human Settlements / Est. 1985

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World Problems relating to Settlements

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened mangrove wetland habitats
Urban slums
Threatened dwarf-shrubland habitats
Threatened xeromorphic shrubland habitats
Threatened shrubland habitats
Impermanent living conditions
Physical insecurity of refugees and asylum-seekers
Threatened marine coastal habitats
Fragmentation of natural habitat
Threatened habitats of bare sand
Lack of sanitation in cities
Degradation of flora and fauna habitats
Endangered habitats of Cape floral kingdom
Destruction of wildlife habitats
Threatened perennial snowfield habitat
Spatial imbalance of human settlements
Obsolescence of suburban mode of human settlement
Irresponsible social designers
Threatened seasonal fluvial habitats
Threatened remnant habitats
Threatened seasonal freshwater marsh habitats
Inadequate community development training
Threatened permanent brackish marsh habitats
Destruction of wildlife habitat by fire
Destruction of sandy inlet habitat

Action Strategies relating to Settlements

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Managing data base on biodiversity
Maintaining database on plants
Ensuring sustainable energy in human settlements
Designing sustainable urban settlements
Improving human settlement management
Using ecosystem approach for settlement planning
Improving human settlements
Building ecological communities
Conserving wildlife habitat
Distributing human settlements
Undertaking settlement design
Improving social planning for human settlements
Implementing global strategy for shelter
Settling international disputes
Producing declaration on habitat preservation
Protecting wetland ecosystems
Researching ecological effects of climate change
Studying human habitat
Constructing biodiversity habitat
Restoring biodiversity
Concluding habitat preservation agreements
Upgrading settlements and urban slums
Assessing costs to improve human settlements planning
Expanding settlements
Reducing displacement of indigenous populations by foreign settlers

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