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DOC Research Commented on UN Habitat’s High Level Independent Panel Report

UN Secretary General António Guterres appointed the High Level Independent Panel to comment on effectiveness and governance at UN Habitat, the United Nations agency for human settlements and sustainable urban development.
The panel´s task was to evaluate governance structure and practices at UN Habitat and its Human Settlement Programme, as well as its cooperation with national, subnational and local stakeholders.
The DOC Research Institute was invited by Sheela Patel, founding director of the Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centers (SPARC), a noted Indian civil society professional and member of the UN Habitat´s High Level Independent Panel Report to comment on effectiveness and governance at UN Habitat. UN Habitat is chaired by India until 2019.
“I highly appreciate that UN Secretary General António Guterres appointed the UN High-Level Panel of eminent persons has invited the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) to comment on effectiveness and governance at UN Habitat, the United Nations agency for human settlements and sustainable urban development and us a think tank want to develop these ideas further in future assignments within the UN with its mandate on infrastructure, inclusive development, and sustainable growth,” said the CEO of the Berlin based think tank, Pooran Chandra Pandey .
The report on the UN Habitat has since been accepted by the members of the UN General Assembly and adopted by member states to implement its recommendations.
 

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