SUSTAINABLE CITIES & COMMUNITIES
Ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums.
Access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons.
Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard cultural and natural heritage.
Reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations.
Provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons and persons with disabilities
Building sustainable and resilient buildings utilizing local materials
Making cities sustainable means creating career and business opportunities, safe and affordable housing, and building resilient societies and economies. It involves investment in public transport, creating green public spaces, and improving urban planning and management in participatory and inclusive ways.
*Excerpts of SDG from www.un.org and www.undp.org #UNSDG