SDG11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities: Towards Inclusive, Safe, and Resilient Settlements

Maha Al-Zu'bi
University of Calgary, Canada

Vesela Radovic
Belgrade University, Serbia

Product Details
13 Nov 2018
Emerald Publishing Limited
144 pages - 129 x 198mm
Concise Guides to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainable Development Goal 11, one of 17 Global Goals that make up the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, recognizes the need to make cities and human settlements ‘inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.’ This book uses empirical analysis to address challenges associated with the implementation of SDG11. It considers policies, strategies and success stories from various regions, countries and cities, including actions to improve natural resources management, reduce GHG emissions, and develop urban adaptation and resilience strategies and disaster risk management to help decision-makers, planners and practitioners in achieving the 2030 agenda. 

Concise Guides to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals comprises 17 short books, each examining one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The series provides an integrated assessment of the SDGs from economic, legal, social, environmental and cultural perspectives.
Chapter 1: Cities and Key Interactions  
Chapter 2: SDG11 and Associated Challenges to Implementation 
Chapter 3: Mapping SDG11 Stories 
Maha Al-Zu’bi, PhD, is an Action Planning Expert at the Global Green Growth Institute. Dr. Al-Zu’bi lead the action planning process, coordination and development of Jordan’s National Green Growth Action Plan (2019-2030). Dr. Al-Zu’bi has extensive experience in research and managing internationally funded projects, and is actively fostering interdisciplinary approaches to real-world energy, water and environmental issues. 

Vesela Radovic, PhD, is a senior researcher in the Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, Belgrade University, Serbia. Dr. Radovic has participated in numerous national and international projects, and worked as a regional expert in a project devoted to the emergency management and sustainable development.

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