Damien Thibon

Source of Action
World Urban Forum
2022 - 2024
Last Updated
27 March 2023


The Urban Thinkers of the World Urban Campaign commit to promote the 60 priority actions of ‘The City We Need Now’ to achieve sustainable urbanization in 10 areas: 1/ Health and well-being; 2/ Peace and safety; 3/ Climate adaptation and resilience; 4/ Inclusion and gender equality; 5/ Economic opportunities for all; 6/ Culture and identity; 7/ Local governance; 8/ Urban planning and design; 9/ Housing, services and mobility, and; 10/ Learning and innovation. The 224 partner organizations of the World Urban Campaign commit to advocate and collaborate towards implementation through a series of Urban Thinkers Campus in the coming two years. World Urban Campaign Partners will collect good practices, with evidence on impacts produced, and share them in key milestones events such as the High Level political Forum, COP 27 and 28, World Habitat Day, World Cities Day and Urban October, as well as along strategic action campaigns to engage more partners in joined actions towards sustainable urbanization.

Outcomes and Impacts

Increased and equal access to basic services, sustainable mobility and public space (most indicators at outcome level measure institutional outcome), Increased and secure access to land and adequate and affordable housing, Effective settlements growth and regeneration, Improved spatial connectivity and productivity of cities and regions, Increased and equitably distributed locally generated revenues, Expanded deployment of frontier technologies and innovations for urban development, Reduced greenhouse emissions and improved air quality, Improved resource efficiency and protection of ecological assets, Effective adaptation of communities and infrastructure to climate change, Enhanced social integration and inclusive communities, Improved living standards and inclusion of migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons and returnees through effective crisis response and recovery, Enhanced resilience of the built environment and infrastructure, Resilience, Safety, Advocacy

Lead Entity


Key Dates

Start year: 9/1/2022

Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Goal 2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Goal 3 - Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Goal 4 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Goal 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Goal 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Goal 7 - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Goal 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Goal 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal 10 - Reduce inequality within and among countries

Goal 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Goal 12 - Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal 13 - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal 14 - Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Goal 15 - Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Goal 16 - Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Goal 17 - Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development