The Urban SDGs: Localizing Sustainable Development in Urban Areas Across the World
Aromar Revi, Indian Institute for Human Settlements
Aromar Revi is the founding Director of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), an interdisciplinary national University in India focused on urbanization. For over a decade, he has built IIHS into one of the world’s leading education, research, training, advisory and implementation- support institution, focusing on the multi-dimensional challenges and opportunities of sustainable urbanization. He is a global practice and thought leader, and educator with 35 years of interdisciplinary experience in sustainable development, public policy and governance, human settlements, global environmental and technological change.
Aromar is an international expert on Sustainable Development; Co-Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), from where he helped lead a successful global campaign for an urban Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 11) as part of the UN’s 2030 development agenda.