By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums
11.2 AFFORDABLE AND SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT SYSTEMS
By 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons
11.3 INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION
By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries
11.4 PROTECT THE WORLD’S CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE
Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage
11.5 REDUCE THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF NATURAL DISASTERS
By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations
11.6 REDUCE THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF CITIES
By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management
11.7 PROVIDE ACCESS TO SAFE AND INCLUSIVE GREEN AND PUBLIC SPACES
By 2030, provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons and persons with disabilities
11.a STRONG NATIONAL AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING
Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, per-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning
11.b Implement Policies for Inclusion, Resource Efficiency and Disaster Risk Reduction
By 2020, substantially increase the number of cities and human settlements adopting and implementing integrated policies and plans towards inclusion, resource efficiency, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience to disasters, and develop and implement, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels
11.c SUPPORT LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES IN SUSTAINABLE AND RESILIENT BUILDING
Support least developed countries, including through financial and technical assistance, in building sustainable and resilient buildings utilizing local materials
From Science to Implementation: Strengthening the Science Policy Interface to Integrate Climate Change, Resilience, and the SDGs
STI Road Maps and the Circulating and Ecological Economy
Maximizing Synergy among Goals and Targets through SDGs Interlinkage Analysis
Comparing Deep Neural Networks, Ensemble Classifiers, and Support Vector Machine Algorithms for Object-Based Urban Land Use/Land Cover Classification
Integrating spatial accessibility estimates derived from crowdsourced, commercial, and authoritative geo-datasets: Case study of mapping accessibility to urban green space in the Tokyo-Yokohama area
The frequency of large-scale natural disasters has increased in recent years, as is evident from the rise in the number of disaster events, and the severity and scale of their impact. Immediate action is required to counteract the growing disaster...
As a part of the exhibition and conference “ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week 2019” in Bangkok, a number of specialists and scholars, senior government officials, and representatives from the business sector joined a multi-stakeholder seminar.
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), together with the City of Kyoto, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) Japan, and the Ministry of the Environment Japan will hold an international symposium, “To Realize a...
IGES is pleased to announce that, in collaboration with Hosei University and the town of Shimokawa in Hokkaido, it plans to develop the “Shimokawa SDGs Indicators” to measure the degree to which local governments’ visions and plans incorporating the...
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