The landmark decisions taken at the biennial gathering of governments in the UN-HABITAT Governing Council which oversees our work and budget were of great significance because 2007 marked a key turning point in human history: It was the year in which the world became fifty-percent urban. For the first time, the majority of human beings were living in cities. And the process is accelerating.This transformation has a direct bearing on the strategies we must adopt to attain the Millennium Development Goals.
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ISBN Series Number: 978-92-113-1928-6 ISBN: 123 HS Number: HS/1021/08E Series Title: UN-HABITAT annual report series Pages: 48 Year: 2008 Publisher: UN-HABITAT Co-Publisher :- Not available - Languages:
Themes: General Countries: Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa & Arab States, Middle East and Africa, Asia & Pacific