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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which has the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at its core, was adopted at the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2015. Pledging that “no one will be left behind,” the Agenda is committed to achieving sustainable development in its three dimensions—economic, social and environmental—in a balanced and integrated manner. This makes it even more crucial for cities to serve a concrete and active role.
We, the cities of the world, have been undertaking ambitious efforts to address the challenges of waste management, material cycling and air pollution, which have serious impacts on citizen health and quality of life.
Moreover, in order to serve our roles as the world’s major cities, at the Tokyo Forum for Clean City & Clear Sky, which was held in Tokyo on May 22 and 23, 2018, we shared our policies and knowledge, discussed solutions, and agreed to make it our goal to realize a sustainable urban environment.
At the forum we shared the following vision to pursue.
With the goal of realizing this vision, we, the leaders and representatives of the world’s major cities, have agreed to commit to the following.
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