The Habitat III conference was one of the first UN implementation conference on "Goals of the UN Sustainable Development" the framework of “The 2030 Agenda” approved in September 2015 at the UN summit in New York. Habitat III conference agenda mainly concerned to reaching the objective no. 11 ("Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable") of tje total of 17 goals of “The 2030 Agenda”
The goal and the official outcome of the "Habitat III" implementation was the acceptation of the document called Habitat III New Urban Agenda (NUA). This new agenda for the cities should be universal and consistent with the principles of “The 2030 Agenda” and should be the basis for renewal of the Urban Development global framework. This new agenda should be using the experiences gained from past conferences Habitat, but should also offer the answers and solutions for the development and challenges since the Second UN Conference on Housing and Urban Development "Habitat II" - an unusually rapid growth of urban areas; economic concentration in urban areas; the climate change impacts; increased burden on human health and natural resources and biodiversity; the need for Sustainable Housing and buildings; geographic and social disparity and exclusion; increased insecurity and violence; environmental degradation; food safety; the specific needs of displaced people and migrants.
The EU and its Member States are committed to support the sustainable urbanization in order to address all relevant new and emerging issues in a holistic and unified manner. To reach this goal, the EU and its Member States considered relevant for the outcome of the "Habitat III" conference and NUA to be more focused on results, taking into account the universal character of “The 2030 Agenda” this means that they will be properly reflected three dimensions of sustainability.
Official web pages: http://www.habitat3.org
Habitat III New Urban Agenda (NUA).
The 2030 Agenda: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/post2015/transformingourworld