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Indicators for Cities. Localizing the SDGs

Jacqueline M. Klopp
May 2017; 4 pages


With SDG 11, Agenda 2030 has its own goal for sustainable urban development. It aims at making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. But how can cities measure their own progress? Jacqueline M. Klopp explains how indicators are being developed internationally and suggests how cities can join this process as well as collect data by themselves.

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