Mayors negotiate a New Urban Agenda

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An aerial view of Quito, Ecuador. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

Mayors from different parts of the world will help set a new global strategy around urbanization for the next two decades, the UN says.

Half of the global population currently lives in urban areas, but the numbers are expected to peak at 70 per cent by 2050.

For the first time, city officials met with Member States to negotiate a New Urban Agenda.

Jocelyne Sambira has the details.

Duration: 3’09″

 

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