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The SDG Academy is a virtual platform that provides high-quality online courses. The global faculty comprises leading experts in sustainable development from around the world who believe in the power of sharing knowledge to improve the lives of everyone. All course materials are available free of cost to all!

The latest course, ‘Sustainable Cities’ should be of interest to those following ETIC. The course explores what Sustainable cities are all about. It examines how urban sustainability can be delivered: how cities function as systems of systems; how we can increase urban productivity and reduce urban poverty and inequality, enable urban inclusion and safety; provide universal basic services, housing and infrastructure; protect the urban environment, reduce risk and vulnerability . It further explores what actions need to be taken to improve urban governance and financing for sustainable development and key institutions and agents that can make this possible.

For enrolment and an outline of the ten week programme see: https://courses.sdgacademy.org/learn/sustainable-cities-november-2016