our vision, cities:
Will be guarantors of quality of life for all,
Contribute to achieving prosperity for all,
Lead in attaining a sustainable and decarbonized world, and
Strengthen rural-urban linkages and support food security.
New Urban Agenda is a unique opportunity for member states and local
governments to partner in the creation of an action-oriented roadmap to
accomplish the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as
well as the Paris Agreement. The implementation of these global agreements
requires manifold actions in and by cities.
added value of the New Urban Agenda is thus to complement these agreements by
instigating the corresponding national and local policies and the necessary
enabling conditions for cities. The German Habitat Forum has identified the
following six priority areas for action:
Empower cities as actors to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement
Initiate transformative approaches for sustainable urban development
Strengthen the enabling institutional, legal and financial frameworks for
Create opportunities for engagement and initiate partnerships for
Focus the follow-up of the New Urban Agenda on policy dialogue and learning
Give more voice to cities in global urban governance.
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