First United Nations World Summit after the adoption of the Sustainable Developement Goals, Habitat III is also the third United Nations Conference on housing and sustainable urban development. Habitat III conference, marked by the new challenges of urbanization, made it possible to rethink and adopt the New Urban Agenda, which represents a major event in the issue of cities and the international agenda . It was held in Quito (Equator) from 17 to 20 October 2016 on the theme “Sustainable urban development : the future of urbanization”.
On this occasion, SSE International Forum worked on the recognition of SSE. First by signing with other civil society organizations a call for the inclusion of this other economy in the New Urban Agenda, and then by organizing a side-event to Habitat III Conference on 17 October 2016.