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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Organizations relating to Villages

Village Enterprise Fund / San Carlos CA, USA / Est. 1987
European Council for the Village and Small Town / Tenterden, UK / Est. 1984
Coopération internationale de promotion et aides au développement / Othée, Belgium / Est. 1995
SOS Children's Villages International / Innsbruck, Austria / Est. 1949
Village Ministries International / Oklahoma City OK, USA
Operation Romanian Villages International / La Louvière, Belgium / Est. 1988
Ten Thousand Villages / Akron PA, USA / Est. 1946
International Village Meetings / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1995
Energy 4 Impact / London, UK / Est. 2002
CISV International / Newcastle upon Tyne, UK / Est. 1950
Research and Action Group for Rural Development in the Third World / Montreuil, France / Est. 1969
World Villages for Children / London, UK / Est. 1964
Hermann Gmeiner Funds, Germany / Munich, Germany / Est. 1963
International Cover Crop Clearinghouse / Tegucigalpa, Honduras / Est. 1990
Global Village for Rehabilitation and Development, India / Orissa, India
International Forum of Towns and Villages in Graz / Graz, Austria / Est. 1976
ICOMOS International Committee on Historic Towns and Villages / Munich, Germany / Est. 1982
Technology and Action for Rural Advancement / Delhi, India / Est. 1985
Village Earth / Fort Collins CO, USA / Est. 1993
Villages of Hope-Africa / Mississauga ON, Canada / Est. 1999
European Association for Rural Development and Village Renewal / St Pölten, Austria / Est. 1988
United Villages / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2011

View all profiles (22 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Villages

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Involuntary mass resettlement
Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Underdeveloped community leadership
Community expertise drain
Excessive mobility of village populations
Lack of sanitation in rural areas
Lack of urgency in village operations
Decline in local community spirit
Restricted scope of local employment
Environmental exigencies in tropical villages
Undue control of prices by intermediaries

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