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Surabaya draft of the New Urban Agenda
This draft is the result of the negotiations at the third session of the Preparatory Committee for the Habitat III Conference (PrepCom3), held in Surabaya, Indonesia, 25–27 July 2016Read the newest draft of the New Urban Agenda
Get Engaged in the Habitat III conversation!
In October, 2016 UN Habitat will host the Habitat III Conference to finalize the "New Urban Agenda". The General Assembly of Partners (GAP) is a diverse engagement platform that supports stakeholders contributions from groups from around the world. GAP welcomes new members and their active participation. Get involved!Learn More about GAP
NEW: UN Habitat's Global Urban Lectures, Season Three
New speakers associated with UN-Habitat’s work have been posted recruited from universities, think-tanks, governments, NGO’s, and private sector institutions. Each lecture package is free, includes a 15 min video, synopsis of the topic, biography of the speaker and links to in-depth studies.Global Lecture Series
UNDP Development Report Released
UNDP launched the 2015 Human Development Report entitled Work for Human Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. For the first time the report is availabe in an interactive web format.The Report
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Join the Commons
There are two ways to join the Global Urban Commons – as an individual or as a profiled research organization. Be a part of the community today!Join Now
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Reframing Urban Inclusion in India
Re-Framing Urban Inclusion, a project of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, is a collaborative, multi-year research project to develop a catalog of 36 original teaching and learning cases to give urban practitioners insights into policy realities and emerging forms of urban practice across India and the global South.Reframing Urban Inclusion
The Global Urban Commons is a searchable global directory of urban research organizations and Habitat III General Assembly of Partners’ Organizations, as well as source of global news and research for urban researchers and practitioners. It aims to strengthen existing partnerships, stimulate new relationships, and expose scholars and practitioners to new lines of thought that they would not otherwise encounter.