Sustainable Urban Development and Housing


Welcome! As young person wishing to be part of the Habitat III process you are at the right place. UN MGCY is the Official Space for you to be engaged.


Habitat III- “The Third UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development” will be the one of the first global conference UN after the adoption of the Post 2015 Development Agenda. This was decided in General Assembly Resolution 66/207. It will be hosted by the Government of Ecuador in Quito during the week of the 17 of October 2016.

It aims to build the new Urban Agenda through a concise, focused, forward-looking and action-oriented outcome document, which shall reinvigorate the global commitment”

Habitat III will be the momentum to discuss and chart new pathways in response to the challenges of urbanization and the opportunities it offers for the implementation of the sustainable development goals

Habitat III is the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, due to take place in 2016.

It will be one of the first global conferences after the establishment of the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

The process has already begun. This is your space to get involved-

  • Join the UN MGCY Habitat III Group- Here-
  • Host a Consultation on the Issues- MGCY Habitat III Consultation Guide,
  • MGCY Habitat III Offline Survey
  • Share your views and participate in the process

Latest News

We have been active in the Sustainable Urban Development and Housing. You can read the latest news from our activities in the SCP process here

Preliminary Findings from Consultations:

Presentation 1- PDF of PPT

Presentation 2- PDF of PPT

Statements and Positions

We have the right to make statements behalf of Children and Youth. We have given statements on different issues and from different perspectives in preparation meetings. You can download the chronological list of all our statements here.


Categories: Task Forces and Process

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