Sustainable Urbanization

Waste Management and Sustainability

As part of its aim in supporting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Youth 4 Climate Action Project (Y4CAP) resolved to host a webinar on “waste management and sustainability," highlighting the benefits of waste management and how can waste be more sustainable, why it matters, sustainable waste management practices, and coordination and planning for sustainable waste management.

Regional Conversation on Air Pollution in Asia-Pacific: On the commemoration of the 1st International Day of Clean Air for blue skies

Air pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats to the right to health today, being responsible for 7 million premature deaths each year. Air pollutants also contribute directly to the climate crisis, endangering health and livelihoods of generations current and future.

COVID-19 Rapid Response Solutions for Cities

By 2050, cities will be home to almost 70% of the world population, leaving no doubt that the achievement or failure of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be determined in cities.

In this rapidly urbanizing world, cities are forced to ask tough questions about how they can solve the unprecedented challenges ahead of them and COVID-19 has come to stress these and the urge for a change.