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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
Réseau européen des villages de la culture
Sustainable Village
Internationale Vermittlungsstelle für Kinderdorf-Ballonpost
Village des jeunes européens Le Pouget / Est. 1966
Coopération internationale de promotion et aides au développement / Othée, Belgium / Est. 1995
Association for Cooperation with the Villages of Central America
International Students' Association of Village Concept Projects / Est. 2003
Pestalozzi International Village Trust / Battle, UK / Est. 1957
SOS Children's Villages International / Innsbruck, Austria / Est. 1949
Earth Village Network / Est. 1994
Eurovillages, association européenne
Village Ministries International / Oklahoma City OK, USA
Association française des villages d'enfants SOS dans le monde / Est. 1979
Operation Romanian Villages International / La Louvière, Belgium / Est. 1988
Villages without Borders / Est. 1983
Union of Mediterranean Holiday Villages / Est. 1960
Ten Thousand Villages / Akron PA, USA / Est. 1946
International Village Meetings / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1995
International Village Cooperation / Est. 1983
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

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World Problems relating to Villages

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Involuntary mass resettlement
Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Restricted scope of local employment
Environmental exigencies in tropical villages
Undue control of prices by intermediaries
Decline in local community spirit
Absorption of rural communities
Unorganized community recreation
Declining community population
Unrepresentative leaders
Underdeveloped road network
Deterioration of village amenities
Lack of soil analysis
Lack of community plan
False positive representation to authority
Inadequate management skills in rural communities
Unfocused design of community space
Inadequate income of rural communities
Haphazard building design in rural villages
Disconnected community initiatives
Paralyzing patterns between villages and administrative structures
Deteriorating rural community cooperation
Indecisive community programmes
Ineffective community organizations
Low commune priority

Action Strategies relating to Villages

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Extending rural energy planning to villages and households
Improving income of rural communities
Increasing neighbourhood leadership
Establishing community banks
Training for village governance
Providing sufficient village cooperation
Defining village node
Limiting village management
Organizing village meetings
Identifying obstacles to village education
Disrupting village identity
Enhancing village/government dialogue
Breaking down village isolation
Envisioning One Earth
Limiting employment alternatives in small communities
Limiting village self-confidence
Recognizing village attraction
Protecting villagers from exposure to outside influences
Creating imaginative village story
Installing village intercom system
Abstaining from village cooperation
Strengthening role of village government for rural development
Stabilizing images of rural community identity
Diversifying local economies
Facilitating mobility among villages

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