How are American cities taking on the SDGs?

Posted by Admin, UNDP December 7 2018 0 Perspectives

On November 29, 2018, officials from New York City, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles participated in a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution to consider how the SDGs can help US cities to address local economic, social and environmental challenges. 

During the discussion, panelists reflected on how the SDGs offer a blueprint and useful metrics for city leaders to advance local economic, civic, and environmental imperatives. They stressed the role of cities in delivering services to residents, and the importance of setting targets and assessing progress against those targets in order to be held accountable.

Watch the video to listen to the panelists discussing about US cities efforts for viable futures, while taking on the SDGs: 


0 Responses
*Comments may later be moderated if found unsuitable or offensive. The discretion lies solely with the administrator.

Have any story that you’d like to contribute?

We’d love to have it!

First Annual Smart Sustainable City Summit

1 May - 31 May , Los Angeles, United States of America
Posted by Admin
Organized by Young Moon

Rural Development Academy: making rural areas more(...)

10 Feb - 14 Feb , Cairo, Egypt
Posted by Agnese Pallaro
Organized by ILO Cairo

Free Youth Media Skills Training

16 Dec - 26 Apr , Kampala, Uganda
Posted by Teddy Nazziwa
Organized by Youth For Charity Missions Int(...)

Day of Cities

8 Apr , Geneva, Switzerland
Posted by Admin
Organized by UNECE

2nd THINK EUROPE International Meeting: Commitment(...)

16 Jan - 18 Jan , Soria, Spain
Posted by Admin
Organized by Ayuntamiento Soria, Diputación(...)

“How are the SDGs traveling in your world?”

11 Dec - 28 Feb , New York, United States of America
Posted by Elaine Angeles
Organized by Center for Sustainable Urban D(...)