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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
Pestalozzi International Foundation / Battle, UK / Est. 1957
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

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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

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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