Less visible forms of urban violence that go beyond ideas of construction and deconstruction need attention. --- Deen Sharp
Explosive weapons are leading cause of destruction of healthcare facilities.... Use of wide area explosive weapons in populated areas always leads to high injury of civilians. --- Alexandra Hiniker
Challenges of urbanization can be combated through understanding the city rather than individual challenges. --- Esteban Leon
Notes by Kira Rakova.
UPDATE: Read the Key Messages for the "New Urban Agenda" here.
The Nexus of Urbanization, Violence and Conflict: Linking SDG 11 and SDG 16 was organized by the Permanent Missions of Lebanon and Norway to the UN, City College of New York - CUNY, UNDP, UN-Habitat, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC), in coordination with the Global Alliance for Urban Crises.