Equitably Shaping Our Sustainable Urban Future
Pathway focus: Equitable and People-centered Development | 13 April 2021: 16:00-17:00 CEST
A virtual showcase of examples from cities around the world in which people and equity are being embedded directly into the heart of local sustainable development. We heared from diverse voices from South America, Southeast Asia, North America, Africa and Europe.
High-level local and regional government representatives shared the successes and challenges they have faced in promoting a people-centered approach to sustainable development, working to create healthy, safe, inclusive, and vibrant communities for all.
Our speakers explored topics including a framework for equitable sustainable development; how local governments can address climate justice; citizen engagement strategies; sustainable transport for all; the intersection of health and environment; local cultural aspects of the sustainable transition; and strengthening community cohesion.