By 1990, less than 40% of the global pop

By 1990, less than 40% of the global population lived in a city, but as of 2010, more than half of all people live in an #urban area. USFMEP recognizes the importance of sustainable development and growth strategies for a rapidly growing global urban population. Here, President Salwa Kader (center) celebrates UN Day with various UN Ambassadors at a conference on urban sustainability in #Shanghai.