A year of building sustainable communities in 12 stories


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What are some of the key issues that will shape global development in 2017? 

​From addressing the forced displacement crisis to helping indigenous communities, and from implementing the “New Urban Agenda” to enhancing resilience to disasters and climate change, one thing is clear: we must step up efforts to build and grow economies and communities that are inclusive, resilient, and sustainable for all—especially for the poor and vulnerable.
In the timeline below, revisit some of the stories on sustainable development that resonated the most with you last year, and leave a comment to let us know what you wish to see more of in our “Sustainable Communities” blog series in 2017.


Andy Shuai Liu

External Affairs Officer, East Asia and Pacific Region

January 05, 2017

Thanks for this article, Andy. What a great overview and in such a nifty presentation too!

Govindaraj Senthilmurugan
January 06, 2017

Thanks to Article reply soon

Lalit Patra
January 07, 2017

Kindly share more information

john stephen
January 10, 2017

This is good for the people living under one dollar. Am living in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.