This article introduces the GEO-6 publication family, and was included in the first edition of the publication "UNEP Forum".
Bandung is implementing a pedestrianisation programme called
“Panca Trotoar” to provide citizens with safer, cleaner, and more visually
appealing walking environments. The “Panca Trotoar” aims to
achieve these objectives by ensuring all sidewalks have a bench for
resting, a stone ball to prevent traffic on sidewalk, a flower pot for
Public Participation in Urban Planning is broadly acknowledged and
there has been a shift in planning and decision-making by involving
stakeholders, aimed at children and youth participation at the local
level. UNICEF defines a Child Friendly City as a “local system of good
governance committed to fulfilling children’s rights. It is a city where
Co-benefits are the multiple benefits of actions that mitigate cli-mate change while addressing other development priorities. Many cities in Asia have potential to achieve co-benefits. Howev-er, urban policymakers often lack concrete demonstrations over which actions can maximize co-benefits. Since 2015, the Institute for Global Environmental...