Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
in: Loewe, Markus / Nicole Rippin (eds.), Translating an ambitious vision into global transformation: the 2030 agenda for sustainable development, Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), (Discussion Paper 7/2015), 69-72
More than half of the world’s population now lives in cities –a share that will rise to 70 per cent in Cities are essential for the future of global development and offer a great potential to win the “battle for sustainable development”. It is thus to be welcomed that the 2030 Agenda includes a stand-alone urban goal.