Item description for Urban Environmental Governance for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific: A Regional Overview by United Nations...
In the ESCAP region, the urban population is expected to reach 2.23 billion by 2020, constituting 55 per cent of the regions total projected population and making it the largest urban population in the world. As rapid urbanization is expected to continue it offers both opportunities for, and challenges to local, national and regional socio-economic and environmental sustainability. This publication highlights international programmes which provide practical tools and instruments for capacity building at the city level, disseminate information on specific local initiatives and practices, and offer platforms for inter-city cooperation.
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Studio: United Nations
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.69" Width: 7.72" Height: 0.31" Weight: 0.66 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2007
Publisher United Nations Publications
ISBN 9211204496 ISBN13 9789211204490
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Jose Antonio Ocampo is Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs, and former Executive Secretary of ECLAC.