UN Habitat III

Photos: Quito citizens protest road expansion as the city hosts UN Habitat III Conference

Quito, Ecuador, a UNESCO World Heritage City, and host of the UN Habitat III Conference in October 2016, has been recognized for being a leader in planning for climate change adaptation, and its...

Quito, Ecuador, host of UN Habitat III, is a microcosm of challenges facing cities in an urbanizing world

Quito and Habitat IIIThe UN Habitat III conference in Quito will be the first time in 20 years (and the third since 1976) that the international community reinvigorates its commitment to the...
Evan Siddall at UN Habitat III conference

50K delegates gather in Quito to talk poverty, climate change and cities at UN Habitat III

UN Habitat III in QuitoMore than half of the world’s population lives in cities, they live on two per cent of the globe’s land area, generate 70 per cent of the world’s GDP and consume over 60 per...