8 results for ["HABITAT"]
58:17

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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1:31:06

Urban social protection policies represent a powerful instrument for addressing urban poverty and inequalities along with national urban and housing policies. According to the World Cities Report 2022 of UN-Habitat, three pillars should be prioritized: social protection for informal workers, which constitute most of the employment in developing cities; adequate urban housing for all; and access to essential public services in currently marginalized urban areas.

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1:06:44

Inclusive city development needs an enabling environment: strong political will, transparent legal frameworks, responsive urban plans and designs and effective financial plans. Social inclusion is about promoting equality and improving participation, particularly for people who are disadvantaged.

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1:17:22

This roundtable will explore the values that should underpin the new social contracts and their potential shapes and modalities in different urban contexts, arising from challenges and opportunities from the triple C crisis – COVID-19, climate, and conflict. Speakers will discuss approaches that can help address multiple gaps and build resilient and sustainable cities and communities.

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29:20

This year, UN-Habitat's Global Observance of World Habitat Day takes place on 3 October 2022 in the city of Balikesir, Republic of Türkiye. The theme of this day is "Mind the Gap. Leave No One and No Place Behind." Local action in cities is urgently needed to close the growing gap of urban inequalities due to COVID-19, climate and conflict.

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2:58:01

The United Nations General Assembly established the first Monday of October as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of cities, towns, and human settlements around the world. This year, UN-Habitat's Global Observance of World Habitat Day takes place on 3 October 2022 in the city of Balikesir, Republic of Türkiye.

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1:13:15

This roundtable will give voice to the youth. Young people are instrumental in finding solutions to the challenge of inequality. Today's youth form the generation that has the best chance to end poverty, stop climate change and ensure the Sustainable Development Goals become a reality. Young people want to play an active role in reducing consumption and turning excessive urban waste into wealth through innovation.

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16:40

Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

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