The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development , which will take location in Quito, Ecuador from 17-20 October, is the initially UN worldwide summit on urbanization considering that the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Our track record working across many goals gives us with a valuable experience and established policy expertise to assure we all reach the targets set out in the SDGs by 2030. Equity and social justice, economic efficiency, ecological harmony and endogenous selections are identified as essential ingredients of sustainable development. Our scientific and technological capacity in producing such vast array of chemical substances/items must not be basically misconstrued as improvement devoid of realizing their potential threat on human overall health and irreversible extended-term ecological impacts.
The public sector, via its internal operations, has an integral role in advertising and implementing sustainable development in society. As the lead UN development agency, UNDP is uniquely placed to aid implement the Ambitions by way of our perform in some 170 nations and territories. This work is currently underway, as we assistance numerous countries in accelerating progress already accomplished beneath the Millennium Improvement Objectives.