Urban Pathways - Delivering on the New Urban Agenda
Urban Pathways - Supporting Low Carbon Plans for Urban Basic Services in the context of the New Urban Agenda
The Urban Pathways project helps delivering on the Paris Agreement and the NDCs in the context of the New Urban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. The project follows a structured approach to boost Low Carbon Plans for urban mobility, energy and waste management services, working on concrete steps towards a maximum impact in cities to global climate change mitigation efforts and sustainable and inclusive urban development.
21st of January of 2021, start at 13:30 PM CET / 15:30 PM EAT (duration: 1:15h)
The webinar is the third in a series of Deep Dives into selected waste management technologies, organized by UN-Habitat and the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy under the Urban Pathways Project and the Waste Wise Cities Initiative. The series aims at giving local and regional government officials, as well as interested stakeholders, an overview of available technology options.
Again, we will have an expert from Sandec / eawag explain the fundamentals of Black Solider Larvae Fly Composting, followed by a practitioner’s perspective from Sanergy, Kenya.
In our rapidly urbanizing world that features mostly unsustainable consumption and production patterns, addressing solid waste management and plastic pollution is becoming more pressing than ever before. However, reliable data and information on municipal solid waste generation and management is lacking globally, especially in cities in low- and middle-income countries. This lack of data hinders the development of sustainable solid waste management strategies and constrains investment in infrastructure and service expansion, leading in many countries to insufficient or absent municipal solid waste management services. Read more
Initiated by Urban Pathway team the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, will assist Lima, Peru, under the Waste Wise Cities Initiative (initiated by UN-Habitat) to improve the waste management system. Representatives of both cities participated in the Waste Wise Cities Tool Training on 22 October, and Lima will apply the Tool in early 2021.