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United Nations Guidelines for Sustainable Cities

September 9, 2011

The United Nations has launched guidelines for creating environmentally friendly and sustainable cities in the Asia-Pacific. The rapid urban growth in the region presents environmental challenges and affects a city’s capacity to provide the basic needs of its citizens.

The guidelines provide city planners and other administrators with practical tools to improve urban planning and infrastructure design. Promoting eco-efficiency and social inclusiveness is an important step in developing sustainable cities for the future.

You can read the full article at this link: United Nations ESCAP

A copy of the guidelines can be downloaded from this link: GUIDELINES

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