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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Organizations relating to Towns

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World Winter Cities Association for Mayors / Sapporo, Japan / Est. 1982
International Centre for Earth Construction / Villefontaine, France / Est. 1979
World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2004
BestCities Global Alliance / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 2000
European Council for the Village and Small Town / Tenterden, UK / Est. 1984
European Network of Digital Cities / Paris, France / Est. 1997
African School of Architecture and Town Planning / Lomé, Togo / Est. 1975
International Centre for Sustainable Cities, Vancouver / Vancouver BC, Canada / Est. 1993
Glenmary Home Missioners / Cincinnati OH, USA / Est. 1939
Sister Cities International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1956
Inter-American Foundation of Cities / Est. 1983
International City / County Management Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1914
International Association of Character Cities / Oklahoma City OK, USA / Est. 1998
Arab Towns Organization / Kaifan, Kuwait / Est. 1967
POLIS / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1989
International Downtown Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1954
Organization of Islamic Capitals and Cities / Makkah, Saudi Arabia / Est. 1978
International Association of Educating Cities / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1990
International Coalition of Cities against Racism / Paris, France / Est. 2004
League of Historical Cities / Kyoto, Japan / Est. 1987
Baltic Cities Healthy Cities Association / Turku, Finland / Est. 1998
Art Cities in Europe / Konstanz, Germany / Est. 1994
Association of Cities and Regions Hosting an International Exhibition / Paris, France / Est. 2002
International Black Sea Club / Varna, Bulgaria / Est. 1992

View all profiles (163 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Towns

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Urban slums
Urban road traffic congestion
Urban-industrial air pollution
Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Breakdown of local community cohesion
Divided cities
Lack of sanitation in cities
Attenuation of group relationships
Inadequate town planning
Uncontrolled physical expansion of cities
Megacity crisis
Ecological footprint of cities
Environmental degradation of inner city areas
Unhealthy cities
Urban poverty
Urban psychosis
Excessive office space in cities
Defective municipal water delivery equipment

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
Dividing cities
Highlighting unique town landmarks
Creating comprehensive town plan
Developing towns
Developing exciting downtown shopping
Maximizing effective town promotion

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