Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

City, regional and national authorities will have implemented policies for increasing equitable access to urban basic services and improving the standard of living of the urban poor.

Implementation methodologies

Partner cities and regional authorities will implement the international guidelines on basic services for all, including safe drinking water, adequate sanitation, waste collection and management, domestic energy and public transport with the collaboration of UN-Water, UN-Energy, UNEP, WHO, UNIDO, World Bank, Regional Development Banks, local government authorities, CSOs and the private sector.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


End 2019
Urban strategies for improving water and sanitation delivery
End 2019
Urban energy plans
End 2019
Waste management strategies
End 2019
Urban mobility plans
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
210,000,000 USD
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Action Network
Location: Selected cities, regions and national authorities worldwide
Date of completion: 2019-12-31
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
André Dzikus,

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