SDG13 Climate Action

Green Technologies for Sustainable Water (GTSW) 2019

Background

Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Sai Gon, is the biggest city in the south of Vietnam. It was built on Sai Gon River and considered as the Pearl of the Far East during the old time. The presence of classic villas, wide avenues, and a lively café society will impress you. Over the past 10 years, Ho Chi Minh City has experienced a spectacular change in its cityscape. The once low-rise landscape of the city’s central area, District 1, is now marked with shining skyscrapers including high-rise apartments, international hotels, and companies.

Affordable, sustainable and low carbon transport solutions in Asia-Pacific

On the occasion of the Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2019 (APCW), which takes place on 2-6 September in Bangkok, Thailand, the SLoCaT Partnership calls on all countries in Asia and the Pacific to work together with national stakeholders to develop comprehensive and coherent sustainable and low carbon action plans. By leapfrogging outdated and inefficient transport solutions, Asia-Pacific countries can move rapidly to cost effective and efficient mobility solutions.

A Better World Vol. 5

With the establishment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, the Human Development Forum at Tudor Rose has expanded its publishing operation with the creation of a series of volumes entitled A Better World, each dedicated to one or more of the 17 SDGs. This volume, published in May 2019, covers Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.