The SDG11 Global Council’s mission is to formulate pragmatic multi-stakeholder, widely applicable SDG11 solutions for cities around the world, and to implement selective pilot initiatives by utilizing the formulated framework. It will strive to find innovative solutions for SDG11 implementation. The aim is to provide actionable insights, propose policies, develop technological solutions, and mobilize resources to drive progress towards the goal.
During the course of 2018, the council formulated and consented the general framework for the work of the council moving forward. The framework acts a generic, yet customizable, guiding principle to support the cities that the council will be working within developing and implementing SDG11 solutions.
Moreover, in the council’s meeting during the World Government Summit in February 2019, the council proposed and designed four initiatives to be implemented across the coming two years. The nature of those initiatives ranges from providing cities insight, to benchmarking and collaboration tools, all the way to putting in place funding mechanisms.
1- Providing insights into the progress of SDG11, and its indicators, within cities around the world
- Providing a library of successfully implemented solutions, relevant to SDG11 and its indicators, accessible to cities around the world.
- Providing a collaboration platform for cities, with low and high progress relevant to SDG11, to engage and share solutions, success stories and lessons learned.
- Providing a platform to match demand and supply of SDG11 specific solutions. The platform will help solution providers shape and prepare their solutions for access by financiers