Call for post-2015 urban development goal

By Andy McElroy, writing on Prevention Web:

“The World’s biggest forum of local leaders has called for sustainable urban development to be integral to the post-2015 development agenda.

The Rabat Declaration at the conclusion of the Fourth United Cities and Local Governments Congress stated: “The new (post-2015) agenda should include specific goals for Sustainable Urban Development.”

The Declaration also emphasized the importance of inclusion and a local focus. “The right to the city, inclusion, equality, access to essential services, decent work, adequate housing, culture, and a balanced environment are essential elements in the sustainable future for all.

“To increase the possibility of success, the post-2015 development agenda should further advance in the ‘localisation’ of its goals, targets and indicators, and provide the necessary means to ensure their implementation.””

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