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            This publication was developed within the framework of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities
            (U4SSC) initiative.


            The case study City of Vienna: House Sharing in Urban Areas as a Tool for Social Inclusion was developed
            by Eva Schlotter. The case study Kirinda, Sri Lanka: Wild Coast Tented Lodge as Best Practice of Building
            Affordable Housing Using Local Construction Materials was developed by Louis Thomson and edited
            by Gamze Hakli Geray.

            Both cases were reviewed by Okan Geray.

            Okan Geray wishes to thank the U4SSC management team: Mr Nasser Al Marzouqi (U4SSC Chairman),
            Mr Abdurahman M. Al Hassan, and Mr Paolo Gemma (U4SSC Vice-Chairmen) for their assistance and

            The author also extends his gratitude to the contributing organizations, along with their representatives:
            Mr Oliver Hillel from the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Ms Lucy Winchester and Ms Vera Kiss
            from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Ms Simone Borelli from
            the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Ms Cristina Bueti and Mr Chris Ip from the International
            Telecommunication Union (ITU), Ms Iryna Usava from the United Nations Development Programme
            (UNDP), Mr James Murombedzi from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA),
            Mr Guilherme Canela from the Regional Bureau for Sciences in Latin America and the Caribbean of
            the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ms Martina Otto and
            Mr Garrigan Curt from United Nations Environment (UN Environment), Mr Matthew Ulterino from the
            United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI), Mr Motsomi Maletjane from the
            United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC), Mr Andre Dzikus, Ms Tania Lim,
            Mr Jean Yves and Robert Lewis-Lettington from the United Nations Human Settlements Programme
            (UN-Habitat), Mr Mark Draeck, Ms Katarina Barunica Spoljaric and Mr Nicholas Dehod from the United
            Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Mr William Kennedy from the United Nations
            Office for Partnerships (UNOP), Ms Soumaya Ben Dhaou and Ms Judy Backhouse from the United
            Nations University – Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV), and Mr
            Alexander Baklanov from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

            The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent
            the views of their respective organizations or members.

            ISBN: 978-92-61-31201-5

            UN-Habitat, UNIDO, UNOP, UNU-EGOV, UN-Women and WMO.

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