Sustainable Development Goals and Habitat III: Opportunities for a successful New Urban Agenda – Cities Alliance Discussion Paper Nr. 3

Sustainable Development Goals and Habitat III: Opportunities for a successful New Urban Agenda
adelphi and Urban Catalyst 2015: Sustainable Development Goals and Habitat III: Opportunities for a successful New Urban Agenda. Cities Alliance Discussion Paper Nr. 3. Brussels: Cities Alliance.

The Cities Alliance and the Cities Alliance Joint Work Programme (JWP) in support of Habitat III assist the exchange of ideas on the New Urban Agenda among stakeholders. The aim of this discussion is to build a consensus on the structure and content of the New Urban Agenda. To support this discussion, the Cities Alliance and the JWP organized a series of workshops in 2015. The input papers, handout and moderator´s conclusions from two of these workshops are presented in this discussion paper. By summarizing these input papers and the workshop discussions, this paper aims to support the debate on the measures that are needed to facilitate implementation of the New Urban Agenda, and the different possibilities of linking the New Urban Agenda and the SDGs.

Contents

Context of the New Urban Agenda (Franziska Schreiber, Eleni Dellas, Alexander Carius and Günter Meinert)

Implementation and Financing of the New Urban Agenda (Eleni Dellas, Franziska Schreiber and Alexander Carius)

Moderator's Conclusions: Opportunities for the New Urban Agenda (Alexander Carius, Franziska Schreiber and Eleni Dellas)

The Urban Dimension of the SDGs: Implications for the New Urban Agenda (Philipp Misselwitz, Jésus Salcedo Villanueva and Günter Meinert)

Monitoring, Review and Support Processes for the New Urban Agenda (Eleni Dellas and Alexander Carius)

Moderator's Conclusions: The SDGs as an Opportunity to Strengthen the New Urban Agenda (Alexander Carius and Eleni Dellas)