UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif said the partnership will seek to scale up good practices that harness the potential of cities to address the the issues of income inequality, exclusion, climate change and resilience. Sharif stressed that the mobilization of all urban stakeholders is critical for implementing the NUA and SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities). The partnership will concentrate on culture in urban regeneration, and enable both partners to develop community-focused and sustainable urban regeneration programmes.