Prof. Stiftel member of expert group to propose International Guidelines to shape the Sustainable Development of Cities

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Over 35 experts met from 11 to 12 November 2014 in Fukuoka, Japan to finalise the drafting of international  guidelines on urban and territorial planning. In accordance with the Resolution 24/3 of UN-Habitat Governing Council, the experts will submit the 20 page draft Guidelines for consideration and further transmission to the 25th Governing Council of UN-Habitat in April 2015. The proposed Guidelines constitute a global framework for improving policies, plans, designs and implementation processes for more compact, socially inclusive, better integrated and connected cities and territories that foster sustainable urban development and are resilient to climate change. Bruce Stiftel, professor and chair of the School of City and Regional Planning, was a member of the Expert Group. 

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