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Online Course: Livability in Future Cities

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Cities are becoming the predominant living and working environment of humanity, and for this reason, livability or quality of life in the city has become crucial. This urban planning course focuses on four areas that directly affect livability in a city: Urban energy, urban climate, urban ecology and urban mobility. The course begins by presenting measurable criteria for the assessment of livability, and how to positively influence the design of cities towards greater livability. It focuses on this basic topic of the human habitat in a holistic way, and introduces possibilities of participatory urban design by citizens, leading towards the development of a citizen design science.

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Recommendations to integrate the SDGs into local party manifestos

Available in English

In order to develop a coherent and structural policy for sustainable development, elected officials have to know the SDGs and use them when developing policy goals and actions. Therefore, VVSG has dev...

Developed by VVSG

Posted by Hanne Albers

Tools : Raising Awareness

The U.S. Cities Sustainable Development Goals Index 2017

Available in English

America is the world’s richest large economy, with the world’s leading technologies and institutions of higher learning. Yet, the United States of America (U.S.) is falling behind other countries on a...

Developed by Sustainable Development Solutions Netwo...

Posted by UNDP

Tools : Diagnostics

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