It supports the principle and commitment number 11 of the Sustainable Development Goals that refers to working towards a change of urban paradigm towards the adoption of the New Urban Agenda. Learn from the first diploma of the New Urban Agenda in follow-up to the Habitat III agreements for the strengthening of local capacities and intelligence in their implementation.

Benefits of the program

  • You will develop capacities to achieve the objectives set out in the New Urban Agenda.
  • Strengthen local capacities in urban and territorial planning.
  • You will share the bases of the tools oriented to generate territorial strategies to carry out the planning instruments.
  • You will enjoy a diploma that is offered through two institutions of enormous prestige and capacity for the subject.

Content of the program

The Diploma in New Urban Agenda consists of seven modules, which total 120 hours of study.

Module 1. Introduction and Networking (16 hours)

  • Sustainable development goals - UN.
  • Declaration of Quito on sustainable cities and human settlements for all, The new urban agenda - UN - Habitat.
  • River declaration on environment and development.
  • Initiative prosperous cities UN-Habitat.
  • CPI: Towards a new system of indicators.

Module 2. Introduction to Territory Planning (16 hours)

  • The dimensions of sustainable development in Planning (NAU).
  • The ecosystem and the territory.
  • Urban configuration. Connectivity, transport and mobility.
  • Renewable energy. Water. Waste.
  • Cities, metropolises, regions.

Module 3. Introduction to Urban Design (16 hours)

  • Public space and sustainable mobility.
  • Urban infrastructure, well connected and distributed networks.
  • Accessibility to the physical environment of cities.
  • Urban equipment, sustainable basic social infrastructure.
  • Adequate housing.
  • Resilience Smart cities.
  • Sustainable urban development for social inclusion and the eradication of poverty.

Module 4. Management Structures. Governance, Legal Framework and Urban Institutionality (16 hours)

  • National planning system. Planning instruments.
  • Participation and urban citizenship, gender equity.
  • Inequalities and discrimination.
  • Management models: territorial governance. The right to the city.

Module 5. Economy of the City (16 hours)

  • Urban economy, inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
  • City and capital / dynamic, sustainable and inclusive urban economies.
  • Territorial systems, urban and regional competitiveness.
  • Inclusive economic development, economic productivity and access to opportunities.
  • The city and the informal sector of the economy, urban economies in progressive transition.

Module 6. Role of Local Municipal Governments for Project Implementation (16 hours)

  • Implementation of the new urban agenda- strategies to support local governments.
  • Balance in access to quality goods and services.
  • Financing of projects.
  • Instruments for the distribution of loads and services for development.

Module 7. Practical Application (16 hours 8 hours of development)

  • Good practices.
  • Methodology of territorial strategy for prosperity.
  • Strategic projects
Program taught in:
  • Spanish

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Last updated October 29, 2018
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