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Policies, plans and designs for more compact, better integrated and connected cities
Description/achievement of initiative

City, regional and national authorities will implement policies, plans and designs for more compact, better integrated and connected cities that foster equitable and sustainable urban development and are resilient to climate change.

Implementation methodologies

Partner cities and regional authorities will implement urban policies, plans and designs that apply principles and standards derived from best practices with the collaboration of UN-DESA, UNCRD, UNEP, CBD, UNFCCC, Regional Commissions, UNDP, WHO, World Bank, Regional Development Banks, local government authorities, CSOs and the private sector.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Progress reports
End 2019
National urban policies
End 2019
City climate change mitigation and adaptation plans
End 2019
City-region development plans
End 2019
City enlargement and densification plans
Financing (in USD)
180,000,000 USD

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2019-12-31
Contact information
Rafael Tuts, Coordinator, Urban Planning and Design Branch, raf.tuts@unhabitat.org
United Nations