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LAND AND THE NEW URBAN AGENDA: A UN-HABITAT WIDE BRIEFING ON 9 JUNE 2016, NAIROBI, KENYA
The Global Land Tool Network commissioned Dr. Babette Wehrmann in March 2016 to conduct a research study on the linkages between land and the New Urban Agenda. The findings have been presented in two formats, a [Full version] and [Short Version] brief. The PowerPoint presentation is available here.
The purpose of the presentation was to introduce an examination the role of land as a kefull versiony driver of urban development and as a foundation for the achievement of the New Urban Agenda, with special focus on the key challenges for discussion and the relevance of land for sustainable urbanization in existing international and regional instruments such as the Sustainable Development Goals, relevant Governing Council Resolutions of UNHABITAT and the Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGTs).
In addition, the presentation aimed to further the continuing conversation on the relevance of land within the work and vision of UNHABITAT and consider ways to strengthen the articulation of land issues within the pillars of the New Urban Agenda.