Inclusive Cities - Global Action Report

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


The Global Disability Innovation Hub will lead inclusive design thinking of cities by influencing and working with partners and produce an evidence-based global action report on how to deliver inclusive design in cities, co-produced with persons with disabilities and local partners – in support of the SDGs and NUA. This report will be applicable to all cities seeking to be more inclusive and will be produced and in the public domain by WUF12.

Outcomes and Impacts

Increased and equal access to basic services, sustainable mobility and public space (most indicators at outcome level measure institutional outcome), Improved spatial connectivity and productivity of cities and regions, 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, Inclusion for all citizens

Level of Activity

People with Disabilities

Lead Entity

Global Disability Innovation Hub

Key Dates

Start year: 4/1/2020

Sustainable Development Goals

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

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