We support cities and city networks to contribute more effectively to multilateral processes and bodies.
We also provide a platform to discuss urban issues.


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UN-Habitat works for a better quality of life for all in an urbanizing world. Headquartered in Nairobi, UN-Habitat has an office in Geneva. It is one of the principal partners of GCH, given its focus on urban actors and matters.
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New treaty on plastic pollution: outcome and follow-up

The Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) on Plastic Pollution met for its second session in Paris (May 29-June 2, 2023) to resume negotiations on a legally binding international instrument on plastic pollution. While the time-frame for the negotiations is relatively short (the treaty is expected to be finalized by the end of 2024), delegations agreed to …