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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Organizations relating to Urban

International Network for Urban Research and Action / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1991
Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies / Rotterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1948
Marie Schlei Association - Assistance for Women in Africa, Asia and Latin America / Hamburg, Germany / Est. 1984
Water, Engineering and Development Centre / Loughborough, UK / Est. 1972
EcoAgriculture Partners / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2002
International Centre for Earth Construction / Villefontaine, France / Est. 1979
European Urban Knowledge Network / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 2005
European Centre on Urban Risks / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1998
International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism / London, UK / Est. 2001
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1969
European Urban Charter / Est. 1992
Development Planning Unit / London, UK / Est. 1971
International Society of Travel Medicine / Dunwoody GA, USA / Est. 1991
IFLA Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1989
Society for Urban Development in East Africa / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
International Federation of Landscape Architects / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1948
Associated Research Centres for the Urban Underground Space / Cologne, Canada
European Association for Flowers and Landscaping / Budapest, Hungary / Est. 1996
European Institute for Comparative Urban Research / Leuven, Belgium / Est. 1990
Benelux Convention on Nature Conservation and Landscape Protection / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1982
International Network of Resource Centers on Urban Agriculture and Food Security / Leusden, Netherlands / Est. 1999
Network-Association of European Researchers in Urbanisation in the South / Est. 1996
Natura 2000 Network / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1992
African Forum for Urban Security / Est. 1998
Institute for International Urban Development / Cambridge MA, USA / Est. 2005

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World Problems relating to Urban

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Informal sector
Uncontrolled urban development
Urban slums
Urban unemployment
Urban road traffic congestion
Urban-industrial air pollution
Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Inaccessibility of health services
Shortage of urban land
Unattractive pedestrian environments in urban areas
Photochemical oxidant formation
Discrimination against rural women
Defective municipal water delivery equipment
Urban psychosis
Maldistribution of urban shopping facilities
Insufficient common land in urban environments
Restrictive building codes in urban areas
Insufficient diversification of urban and industrial energy supply
Inadequate health care in urban slums
Psychotic violence
Endangered public reserves
Unbalanced urban population density gradients
Enticing attractions of urban employment
Inadequate urban political machinery
Urban fires

Action Strategies relating to Urban

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Renewing urban environment
Compiling urban indicators
Creating sustainable cities
Reducing urban air pollution
Developing smart communities

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