UN selects Noida, Greater Noida to participate in Global Sustainable Cities 2025 initiative

A senior UN official said the twin-cities in Gautam Buddh Nagar district, adjoining the national capital, have been selected in the "University City" category ahead of Mumbai and Bengaluru as the only invitee from India.
Arjun Manjunadha

Updated: Nov 27,2018 11:40:02 am

UN selects Noida, Greater Noida to participate in Global Sustainable Cities 2025 initiative

27 November 2018 Current Affairs:A senior UN official said the twin-cities in Gautam Buddh Nagar district, adjoining the national capital, have been selected in the "University City" category ahead of Mumbai and Bengaluru as the only invitee from India.
Overall 25 cities across the world have been selected in five categories by the UN Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) cities initiative.
In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes 17 SDGs, otherwise known as the Global Goals, a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
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