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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Organizations relating to Settlements

International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres / New York NY, USA / Est. 1926
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1969
Danish International Human Settlement Service / Aarhus, Denmark / Est. 1988
NGO Committee on Human Settlements / New York NY, USA / Est. 1985
International Association for Humane Habitat / Mumbai, India / Est. 2000
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
Arab Women\'s Habitat Network / Amman, Jordan
Réseau habitat et francophonie / Paris, France / Est. 1987
Regional Network of Local Authorities for the Management of Human Settlements / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 1987
Environmental Management Group / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2001
Global Parliamentarians on Habitat / Est. 1987
International Otter Survival Fund / Broadford, UK / Est. 1993
Network for an Economical and Ecological Habitat / Jinotepe, Nicaragua / Est. 1991
Habitat International Coalition / Giza, Egypt / Est. 1976
Company for Habitat and Housing in Africa / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1982
Microenergia - Habitat Microempresario / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 2001
Settlements Information Network Africa / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1982
Habitat et participation / Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium / Est. 1982
Cetacean Society International / Georgetown CT, USA / Est. 1974
Convention for the Pacific Settlements of International Conflicts, 1899 / Est. 1899
Habitat for Humanity International / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 1976
Eastern Regional Organization for Planning and Human Settlements / Putrajaya, Malaysia / Est. 1958

View all profiles (35 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

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

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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