Accountability Systems for Measuring, Monitoring and Reporting on Sustainable Cities Policies in Latin America

Posted by Fabienne Perucca, UN-Habitat March 7 2017 0 Local experience

UN-Habitat in collaboration with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, has launched the “Accountability Systems for Measuring, Monitoring and Reporting on Sustainable Cities Policies in Latin America” project. It is implemented in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The SDGs include a specific goal on cities, the Goal 11 on making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

The project will strengthen accountability systems in Latin American cities and support monitoring of government policies for achieving the SDGs, in particular the Goal 11. It provides opportunities for the establishment of mechanisms for dialogue between local governments and civil society in monitoring and overseeing the implementation of the SDGs at the local level. The project is demand-driven and addresses the measurement of public policies that aim at the achievement of Goal 11, covering issues ranging from housing, slum upgrading to public space, urban mobility and air quality amongst other relevant themes.

It will be implemented between 2016 and 2019 and the expected outputs are:

  • Accountability initiatives & tools
  • Training manual on SDGs, urban development, accountability
  • Indicators on sustainability
  • New research and best practices

The activities cover:

  • Training and capacity development for local government
  • Strengthening national training institutions
  • Developing accountability initiatives
  • Innovative city labs for city stakeholders
  • Online Urban Accountability Academy
  • Supporting data analysis indicators and visualization

activities

 

Eight cities will take part in this project:

 

The project is financed by the UN Development account. 

For further information: contact Claudio Acioly, Head of Capacity Development Unit, UN-Habitat, at claudio.acioly@unhabitat.org

 

Comments
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

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

“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(...)

Unleashing the power of the private sector in impl(...)

18 Feb - 22 Mar , Bonn, Germany
Posted by UNSSC KCSD
Organized by UNSSC

RENCONTRES DE L’ACTION INTERNATIONALE DES COLLECTI(...)

2 Jul - 3 Jul , Paris, France
Posted by Admin
Organized by Cités Unies France

Joint learning event on local governance and susta(...)

12 Mar - 15 Mar , Brussels, Belgium
Posted by Madina Davletkildeeva
Organized by DeLoG - Development Partners N(...)

UN Country Teams (UNCT) Leadership Skills Course:(...)

18 Mar - 22 Mar , Bonn, Germany
Posted by UNSSC KCSD
Organized by UNSSC

SDG Global Festival of Action

2 May - 4 May , Bonn, Germany
Posted by Admin
Organized by UN SDG Action Campaign

Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD(...)

15 Apr - 18 Apr , New York, United States of America
Posted by Admin
Organized by ECOSOC

High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Developm(...)

9 Jul - 18 Jul , New York, United States of America
Posted by Admin
Organized by United Nations

UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Devel(...)

24 Sept - 25 Sept , New York, United States of America
Posted by Admin
Organized by United Nations General Assembl(...)

Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals. Acce(...)

25 Feb - 27 Feb , Seville, Spain
Posted by Admin
Organized by Governments of Spain, Local 20(...)

Commonwealth Local Government Conference 2019

11 Jun - 14 Jun , Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted by Admin
Organized by Commonwealth Local Government(...)

Afghan Sustainable Peace Conference 2019

15 Mar - 17 Mar , Kabul, Afghanistan
Posted by Sanaulhaq Ahmadzai
Organized by ICRAA

SDGsInMiami Ambassador Series SDG #5 Gender Equali(...)

7 Mar , Miami, United States of America
Posted by Claudia Akel
Organized by Social Impact Movement