UN-HABITAT’s HABITAT PARTNER UNIVERSITY INITIATIVE. Background Many of the current global crises are directly linked to the urban development path Many sustainable development issues cannot be resolved without better planned cities
HABITAT PARTNER UNIVERSITY INITIATIVE
Harnessing the strengths of universities, promoting cooperation towards progressive university-city collaborations on sustainable urban development.
The aim of the Habitat Partner University Initiative is to harness the strengths of universities, promoting cooperation in the fields of education, research, professional development and policy advice, towards progressive university-city collaborations on sustainable urban development.
By utilizing the facilitating role of UN-HABITAT to promote global exchange of knowledge the Habitat Partner University Initiative facilitates the global dissemination of ideas, enhancing the quality and relevance of university work.
By facilitating partnerships the Initiative influences the route by which new knowledge is implemented, speeding up the path from idea to reality, promoting universities as primary partners to cities for achieving sustainable urbanization.
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