Human Settlements Programme - UN Habitat
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Committee: Human Settlements Programme Topic: Habitat III conference with a focus on the urbanization issues in South America Country: South Africa

Honourable Chairs, Distinguished Delegates,

The world in the 21st century has stumbled across impending urban issues that are mainly due to population growth. Urban sprawl, no matter how many positive effects it brings to the world’s nations, spreads an environmental devastation, excessive population concentration, increasing poverty and many more that threaten world stable economics and climate. Consequently, Republic of South Africa strongly supports strengthening the role of the United Nations in planning the sustainable development of both...

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