Thursday, June 30, 2022
SDG Cities aims to support 1000 cities accelerate their achievement of SDGs, and positively impact on 1 billion lives, by offering a systematic way to support cities becoming sustainable and resilient. This global initiative does this by supporting an inter-connected process of data analysis, strategic planning and impact project identification, development and financing. In parallel, it strengthens local institutions in key areas of data management, governance, planning, financing, and service delivery, as foundations for urban transformation as per the New Urban Agenda.
The New Urban Agenda (NUA) provides guidance in planning, design, finance, development, governance and management to address both the challenges and opportunities of urbanization. Frequently, drivers of sustainable urban development are lacking: These include multi-level, inclusive urban governance, effective legal frameworks, long-term and integrated urban and territorial planning, well-functioning municipal financing systems, and equitable infrastructure development.
This session will bring together speakers from Global CEO Alliance (GCEOA), who have been supporting the development of the diagnostic tools in collaboration with UN-Habitat to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). GCEOA will train cities on the use of the planning, governance, and mobility diagnostic tools for informed decision making at the city level. Participants will be offered the opportunity to test the system after the training takes place.
This training session aims to: