Local Environmental Planning and Management (EPM)
Description/achievement of initiative

Strengthening the capacities of local authorities and their public, private and community partners to achieve more sustainable urban development, socially, economically and environmentally;Reducing poverty by working on sustainable urbanisation through more efficiently and equitably use of environmental resources and control of environmental hazards in urban development planning.


Government of Netherlands - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Major Groups:
Capacity build institutions/local resource network ()
Local authorities in 15 cities ()

UN System:
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), DPDL (Kenya)
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) (Kenya)
Localising Agenda 21 Programme (UNCHS -Habitat) (Kenya)
UN-HABITAT/UNEP Sustainable Cities Programme (Kenya)
International Labour Organization (ILO) (Switzerland)
UNDP (United States of America)

Action Network
  • Partnerships for SD (CSD11/WSSD)
Copyright United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Part of the Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform - sustainabledevelopment.un.org