Resource Library

Background on Communitas

Background on Communitas

Background on UN Processes

Background on UN Processes

Events & Outcomes Reports

Events & Outcomes Reports

SDG Targets & Indicators

SDG Targets & Indicators

Thematic Booklets & Issue Papers

Thematic Booklets & Issue Papers

Expert Presentations

Expert Presentations



Background on Communitas

“Empowering a New Urban Paradigm in human development for poverty eradication, social justice and sustainability”
A presentation on the vision of Communitas
February 2015
“Phases and Pillars”

An overview of the phases and pillars of Communitas activities
February 2015
“Interim Report of Communitas Activities”

A detailed account of the Communitas journey July 2014



Background on United Nations Processes

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Habitat III
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Sustainable Development Goals
Timeline of UN Post-2015 Processes



Events & Outcomes Reports

“Stakeholder Dialogues on the Rural Urban Nexus,” forthcoming
“Urban Sustainability at the Core of Human Development: A Stocktaking Discussion about Ongoing Post-2015 Processes”
Side Event at the 1st Session of Post 2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations, UN Headquarters, New York, 20th January 2015
“From MDGs to SDGs: Towards a New Paradigm at Habitat III”
Side Event at the 1st Prepcom for Habitat III, UN Headquarters, New York, 18th September 2014
“Habitat III Orientation Session”
For Major Groups & Other Stakeholders at the 1st Habitat III Prepcom, UN Church Center, New York, 16th September 2014
“The Rural Urban Nexus”
A technical briefing for Member States of the SDGs Open Working Group, UN Headquarters, New York, 22nd May 2014
“WUF7 Outcomes Report”
Communitas at the 7th World Urban Forum, Medellín, Colombia, 5-11th April 2014
“Unpacking Targets for the Urban SDG”
Networking Event at the 7th World Urban Forum, Medellín, Colombia, 7th April 2014
“Sustainable Cities & Human Settlements in the SDGs”
Side Event at the 7th Session of the SDGs Open Working Group, UN Headquarters, New York, 6th January 2014
“Experts’ Workshop on Sustainable Cities & Human Settlements in the SDGs”
UN Headquarters, New York, 5-6th December 2013



SDG Targets & Indicators

Technical Proofing of Targets,


SDG 11- Cities & Human Settlements
February 2015
Submission to the UN-SDSN Consultation on “Indicators and a Monitoring Framework for the SDGs”


February 2015
Bangalore Outcome Document

#UrbanSDG Campaign SDG 11 Indicators

January 2015
Submission to the IEAG Consultation on “A World that Counts”


October 2014
Matrix of Targets & Indicators

SDG 11- Cities & Human Settlements

July 2014
Communitas Second Draft Targets,

June 2014
Communitas First Draft Targets


February 2014



Thematic Booklets & Issue Papers

Practitioners’ Booklet of Place-Based Experiences


January 2014
Executive Summaries of Thematic Issues Papers


December 2013
Final Issues Paper:

Integrated urban design & planning for inclusive public space and city-region connectivity & efficiency


January 2014
Final Issues Paper:


Participatory democracy, poverty & inequalities reduction


January 2014
Final Issues Paper:


Prosperity & jobs for all within planetary boundaries with a focus on youth & women



January 2014
Final Issues Paper: 


Universal access to affordable housing, social services & public utilities: Water & sanitation, transport, energy, and waste management



January 2014
Final Issues Paper:

Linkages with rural development, including food security & ecosystem resources



February 2014
Final Issues Paper:

Resilience through risk prevention & management & environmental sustainability



December 2013



Expert Presentations

Replogle Ppt
Expert Presentation by Michael Replogle:

Results of the Framework on Sustainable Transport



September 2014
Cardama Ppt
Expert Presentation by Maruxa Cardama:

Analysis of SDG 11- Cities & Human Settlements



July 2014
Birch Ppt
Expert Presentation by Eugenie Birch:

The Rural Urban Nexus



May 2014
Jain Ppt
Costafreda Ppt
Expert Presentation by Andrea Costafreda: 

Participatory democracy, poverty & inequalities reduction



December 2013
Roseland Ppt
Expert Presentation by Mark Roseland:

Prosperity & jobs for all within planetary boundaries with a focus on youth & women



December 2013
Mahendri Ppt
Expert Presentation by Anjali Mahendra: 

Universal access to affordable housing, social services & public utilities: Water & sanitation, transport, energy, and waste management

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December 2013
Forster Ppt
Expert Presentation by Thomas Forster:

Linkages with rural development, including food security & ecosystem resources



December 2013
Goldstein Ppt
Expert Presentation by James Goldstein:

Resilience through risk prevention & management & environmental sustainability



December 2013
Angel
Expert Presentation by Shlomo Angel:

Towards a Global Platform for Monitoring City SDGs Beginning with Remote Sensing



June 2015
Birch
Expert Presentation by Eugenie Birch:

Urban Planning and Design Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable



June 2015
Messias
Expert Presentation by Rodrigo Messias:

Preparations and Experiences at the Subnational level



June 2015
Moreno
Expert Presentation by Eduardo Lopez Moreno:

Urban Sustainability for Human Development


What key trends are currently monitored at the international, National and subnational levels?



June 2015
Pesaresi
Expert Presentation by Martino Pesaresi:

The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL): Basic Facts



June 2015
Scott
Expert Presentation by Greg Scott:

Leveraging Geospatial Technology: Doing better, doing more…or doing differently?



June 2015
Yunus
Expert Presentation by Yunus Arikan:

Operationalizing the Urban NEXUS in cities and metropolitan regions 

Within the context of Urban-Rural Continuum



April 2015
Tacoli
Expert Presentation by Cecilia Tacoli:

Rural-urban linkages: a short history of a dichotomy and its changing nature





April 2015

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