This analytical documents provides a tool for government and other stakeholders that can assist with achieving more sustainable urban development. It facilitates an enabling environment that allows stakeholders to take advantage of urban opportunity. How to address climate change in cities and human settlements represents one of the most pressing challenges facing urban policy-makers today. It recommends how to mainstream such considerations into National Urban Policy, thus helping to empower national governments, local governments, and other stakeholders to effectively address climate change.

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Organization: UNHABITAT

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Urban, COP22 List of UN Publications, Policy Instruments

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2016

Language: English