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

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
United Nations Children's Fund
Albania INSTAT
Albania Ministry of Education Sports and Youth
Albania Ministry of Health and Social Protection
British Council
Local Government Unit of Albania
Albania Ministry of Finance and Economy
Albania Ministry of Defense
Albania Ministry of Interior
Albania Ministry of Culture
DPPI-Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe
Albania Minister of State for Youth and Children
Italian Agency for Development Cooperation
Albania Civil Society Organisations

Investing Partners

UN Women
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
United Nations Children's Fund
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
United States Agency for International Development
Government of Sweden
Government of the United Kingdom
The European Union
Government of Italy
Government of Poland
Government of Portugal

Our work on SDG 11 is linked to these other Sustainable Development Goals: