Habitat lll, formerly known as the UN Conference on Sustainable Habitat and Cities, has been a bi-decennial global process, taking place in 1976, 1996 and now in 2016. Like all major UN processes today, it is consultative, and civil society organisations are able to play a major role in setting the agenda. Various thematic consultations were held around the world in the course of this year. The text and its implementation is widely linked to the SDGs, thus further connecting it to the wider UN process, as it id not linked to any specific UN Agency, but rather implies the involvement of many different agencies by its cross-cutting nature… Read more.