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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Description

Towns may refer to:

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Towns

Asian Multi City Community Epidemiology Work Group / Est. 1990
Rencontre d'évêques des plus grandes villes d'Europe
Campagne européenne pour la renaissance de la cité / Est. 1980
Sécu-Cités Mediterranean
Cities for Cyclists / Est. 1991
World Winter Cities Association for Mayors / Est. 1982
APEC Sustainable Cities Initiative / Est. 1997
International Centre for Earth Construction / Est. 1979
International Network of Cities on Drug Policy / Est. 1993
International Campaign to Safeguard the Old City of Sana'a in Yemen / Est. 1979
World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments / Est. 2004
BestCities Global Alliance / Est. 2000
SEALINK / Est. 1992
European Council for the Village and Small Town / Est. 1984
European Network of Digital Cities / Est. 1997
European Civic Centre for Conflict Resolution
African School of Architecture and Town Planning / Est. 1975
International Centre for Sustainable Cities, Vancouver / Est. 1993
Universal City of Peace
Network of Mediterranean Crossroad Cities / Est. 1995
Association européenne pour le développement socio-culturel de la ville / Est. 1993
Glenmary Home Missioners / Est. 1939
Secu-Cities Network / Est. 1995
Sister Cities International / Est. 1956
Inter-American Foundation of Cities / Est. 1983

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World Problems relating to Towns

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Sedentary city lifestyles
Uncontrolled physical expansion of cities
Megacity crisis
Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Urban poverty
Urban slums
Unhealthy cities
Environmental degradation of inner city areas
Psychological stress of urban environment
Inadequate town planning
Deteriorating physical infrastructure in cities
Decline of company towns
Urban road traffic congestion
Urban-industrial air pollution
Attenuation of group relationships
Impersonality of public squares in cities
Lack of sanitation in cities
Inaccessibility of city centres to suburban residents
Urban crime
Unethical practices related to human settlements and habitation
Ecological footprint of cities
Breakdown of local community cohesion
Youth migration to cities
Overlooked community services
Inaccessibility of countryside to city dwellers

Action Strategies relating to Towns

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Greening urban environments
Developing sustainable transport systems in cities
Improving services infrastructure in poor urban areas
Developing cities of the world
Improving water pollution control capacities in large cities
Developing smart communities
Improving rural living conditions to reduce migration to cities
Twinning towns
Planning cities
Developing urban ecovillages
Adopting integrated policies for management of cities
Integrating management of city water supplies
Using a city-wide approach to resources management
Flying between major cities
Protecting inner-city slum renters
Studying causes of segregation of minority population into urban ghettos
Upgrading settlements and urban slums
Improving health conditions in slums
Improving overall town appearance
Creating comprehensive town plan
Developing towns
Developing exciting downtown shopping
Maximizing effective town promotion
Holding town clean-up days
Developing new towns

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