Habitat conferences (e.g.Habitat III)

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Habitat conferences (e.g.Habitat III)
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Habitat conferences (e.g.Habitat III) means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

The Habitat Conferences are conferences convened by the United Nations General Assembly every 20 years since 1976 on issues related to urbanisation and sustainable human settlements. Habitat III (aka the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development) will take place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 – 20 October 2016. Member States of the General Assembly, in resolution 67/216, decided that the objective of the Conference are to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable urban development, assess accomplishments to date, address poverty and identify and address new and emerging challenges.

Based on Habitat III, the conference, https://www.habitat3.org/the-new-urban-agenda/about