RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Quality of Life Program concluded its participation in the second session of the assembly of the UN Human Settlements Programme, known as UN-Habitat, which was held in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi from June 5-9.
The program was represented in a delegation headed by Mayor of the Eastern Province Fahd bin Mohammed Al-Jubeir and the program’s CEO Khalid Al-Bakr, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Titled “A sustainable urban future through comprehensive and effective pluralism that achieves the goals of sustainable development,” the meeting featured discussions on promoting climate action and improving the urban environment, as well as the strategic plan of UN-Habitat.
The UN-Habitat Assembly is the UN’s highest-level legislative body on sustainable urbanization and human settlements, comprising 193 member states. The assembly convenes every four years and provides a platform for member states and stakeholders to share their views and adopt guidelines and recommendations to progress toward achieving sustainable urban development.
UN-Habitat aims to improve education and work toward a better urban future, as its mission is to promote the sustainable development of human settlements and provide adequate shelter for all.