Sustainable Development Goal

Sustainable Cities and Communities

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Goal 11 Targets

11.1 By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums

11.2 By 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons

11.3 By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries

11.4 Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage

11.5 By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations

11.6 By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management

11.7 By 2030, provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons and persons with disabilities

11.A Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, peri-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning

11.B By 2020, substantially increase the number of cities and human settlements adopting and implementing integrated policies and plans towards inclusion, resource efficiency, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience to disasters, and develop and implement, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels

11.C Support least developed countries, including through financial and technical assistance, in building sustainable and resilient buildings utilizing local materials

SourceUN Sustainable Development

Implementing partners

Department of Environmental Affairs
Bangladesh Cabinet Division
Bangladesh Ministry of Education
Bangladesh Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Bangladesh Economic Relations Division
Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Bangladesh Ministry of Home Affairs
Bangladesh Ministry of Labour & Employment
Bangladesh Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs
Bangladesh Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives
Bangladesh Ministry of Planning
Bangladesh Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief
Bangladesh Ministry of Social Welfare
Bangladesh Ministry of Women and Children Affairs
Bangladesh Ministry of Youth and Sports
University of Dhaka
Bangladesh Civil Society Organizations

Investing Partners

United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Children's Fund
The World Bank
Embassy of Norway
Switch Asia-European Union
The European Union
Germany Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety/International Climate Initiative
United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Swedish International Development Agency