The Institute for Human Development (IHD), NITI Aayog, Government of India, and the University of Florida in partnership with the Centre for the Regional Development (CSRD), JNU, and the National Institute of Urban Affairs organized an International Conference on 'Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Development in the Global South' from 10-12 August 2023 in New Delhi (IIC). IHD is celebrating 25 years of its founding this year. This Conference was a part of its Silver jubilee activities and events. The First edition of this Conference, organized in 2015, was successful in deliberating policy and academic issues relevant for sustainable and inclusive urban development. The second edition continued this effort and aimed to bring together scholars and experts to delve into the latest global urban developments, evidence, and perspectives. It provided an opportunity for sharing regional urban experiences and case studies of projects to evolve an agenda for inclusive urbanization, concurrent with the efforts for Sustainable Development Goals (in particular, Goal 11: Making cities inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable).
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