Habitat-III: The importance of being local4 min read . Updated: 02 Nov 2016, 02:11 PM IST
City leaders are being increasingly recognized as a transformative power in delivering solutions to urban problems
“Mayors are on the forefront of the battle for sustainability," said UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon at the World Mayors Assembly at the recently concluded Habitat III conference in Quito. He asserted that it is mayors, who in partnership with civil society, need to take a strong ownership of the New Urban Agenda, which was eventually signed by 193 member nations of the UN.
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