Source of Action
World Urban Forum
2020 - 2030
Last Updated
27 March 2023


Localizing the global goals at cities and urban areas is important for an urban nation like Malaysia and the Malaysia SDG Cities will ensure integration between national and state policies at all levels are aligned to the SDG by realizing the aspirations and ensuring of its effective implementation locally. 1) Raise local government awareness, commitment and capacities towards sustainable agenda. 2) Set local priorities and focus attention on urgent urban challenges to harness future opportunities. 3) Create a platform for partnership to mobilize and empower stakeholders to identify practical integrated and innovative Solutions. 4) Develop an Action Plan to match the SDSG and synchronized and align with National, State and Local development agendas. 5) Facilitate local government access to funding resources and develop business models to to finance SDGs actions 6) Strengthen role of Local Governments to monitor, evaluate and report SDG progress to national and state level. 7) Enable Local Governments and communities to be the catalyst of local change.

Outcomes and Impacts

Increased and equitably distributed locally generated revenues, Expanded deployment of frontier technologies and innovations for urban development, Effective adaptation of communities and infrastructure to climate change, Enhanced social integration and inclusive communities, Enhanced resilience of the built environment and infrastructure, Resilience, Safety


Asia and the Pacific

Lead Entity


Key Dates

Start year: 1/1/2020

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