List of Side events for Twenty-fifth session of the Governing Council, UN-Habitat

List of Side events for Twenty-fifth session of the Governing Council, UN-Habitat 291.47 KB 352 downloads

Preliminary list of Side events for Twenty-fifth session of the Governing Council, UN-Habitat 

Friday, 17 April 2015
Time  Room 9    Room 10    Room 11    Room 14

13:00 ‐ 13:45 

Urbanization and Municipal finance: Opportunities and possibilities within the New Urban Agenda

UN‐Habitat, Urban Economy Branch


 Strengthening Partnerships for a New Urban Agenda

UN-Habitat, Partners & Inter-agency Coordination Branch (PIACB), Office of External Relations


Youth 21:

Enhancing the Inclusion of Youth

in Governance

Norwegian Children and Youth Council Oslo Youth and Governance Programme


The Realization of Safer Cities

UN‐Habitat, Safer Cities Programme and Gender Equality Unit


14:00 ‐ 14:45 

Metropolitan Governance – bridging the rural urban divide

Co-organized by German Development Cooperation BMZ / GIZ and UN-Habitat


From Refugee Camps to Urban Slums: Tackling Humanitarian Crises in Urban Areas

UN‐Habitat/Concern Kenya/World Bank


Approaches to legislation at local and regional level

UN‐Habitat, Urban Legislation Unit


World Habitat Awards, 2014‐15; The Winners Stories

Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) The Y‐Foundation, Finland and Liter of Light, Philippines

Monday, 20 April 2015    
 Time   Room 9    Room 10     Room 11    Room 14

 13:00 ‐ 13:45 

Strengthening urban-rural linkages

and the Post 2015 Development Agenda through the implementation of

the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning

Government of the Republic Uganda


Human Rights in Cities and Cities

for All

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)


Planning Matters in West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip

Ministry of Local Government, State of Palestine and UN‐Habitat Palestine


 14:00 ‐ 14:45 

The Road from Sendai: Urban Sustainable Development in 2015 and Beyond



Launching of the 10YFP Programme on Sustainable Buildings and Construction (SBC)

Finland/Ministry of the Environment

and UNEP


Participatory and Inclusive Land Readjustment (PILaR) as a means to Promote Sustainable Urban Development

Slum Dwellers International (SDI)  & UN‐ Habitat GLTN


Enhancing Urban‐Rural Linkages across the Continuum of Human Settlements to Harness the Transformative Power of Urbanization for Sustainable Development through land and conflict management

Habitat for Humanity

 18:00 ‐ 18:45 

National Urban Policies and Urban‐Rural Linkages

Human Science Research Council (HSRC), Cape Town, RSA


Grassroots Mechanism a tools to promote meaningful engagement and gender equality: the way forward to localizing the Post 2015 development agenda and existing urban/rural linkages

Huairou Commission  and Slum Dwellers International


PROMOTING HOUSING FINANCE INCLUSION: Roles, Innovations and Main Gaps to be addressed

UN-Habitat in collaboration with Shelter Afrique and the African Development Bank


Interagency Coordination for Sustainable Urbanization

UN-Habitat, Partners and Inter-agency Coordination Branch, Office of External Relations

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
 Time   Room 9    Room 10    Room 11    Room 14

 13:00 ‐ 13:45 

Global Partnership on Promoting Urban Rural – Linkages

Elin Andersdotter Fabre Future of Places Ax:son Johnson Foundation


Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) Piloting in Kenya

Pamoja Trust Kenya, Technical University of Kenya & Global Land Tool Network


City Prosperity Initiative: Tool for Local Decision Making and Impact Measurement

UN‐Habitat – Research and Capacity Development


 14:00 ‐ 14:45 

Transforming slums – documenting change in Cities in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific

ACP Secretariat/EC


Mainstreaming Building Energy

and Resource Efficiency Codes in Senegal, Nigeria

and Cameroon to address climate change and fight energy poverty

UN‐Habitat Urban Energy Unit


Capacity Building for Development Data Bases, Management Tools and Sustainable Funding for Urban Development

Government of Tanzania, Ministry of Land, Housing and Human Settlements Development and Tanzania Cities Network


 18:00 ‐ 18:45 

Harnessing the youth demographic dividend for a sustainable rural‐urban development

International Ecological Safety Collaborative Organization


Tracking Urban Poverty Reduction for Sustainable and Inclusive Urbanization

Centre for Sustainable Urban Development, Earth Institute(CSDU‐EI), Slum/Shack Dwellers International(SDI). Sustainable Development Solution(UNSDSN)


Global Network of Urban Planning Labs for sustainable development

UN‐Habitat, Guanghzhou Planning Institute; Department of Planning City of Joburg, UN‐ Habitat Lab Saudi Arabia


Global Housing Strategy: Re-positioning Housing at The Centre of the new Urban Agenda

Co-organized by UN-Habitat and GHS countries: Ghana, Mozambique, Nepal, Uganda, Zambia, Lesotho, Haiti, Guyana and El Salvador

Wednesday, 22 April 2015
 Time  Room 9    Room 10    Room 11    Room 14

 13:00 ‐ 13:45

Unleash the potential of small urban regions for sustainable development

European Urban Knowledge Network, (EUKN EGTC)


Safer Cities – an enabling condition to Making Cities and Human Settlements Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable [Proposed Goal 11 SDGs]

UN‐Habitat ‐ Safer Cities Programme UN‐Habitat  ‐ Safer Cities University Hub (UNI) Thales – Experts in Integrated Systems of Safe and Smart Cities Safetipin – Safety Auditing Tool

   TBC    TBC

 14:00 ‐ 14:45 

Using ICT for youth participation in the design of  public space projects



A decade of making better cities together “Kosovo experiences,

lessons learned

and tools for peer‐learning”

Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi and UN-Habitat Kosovo Office


Measuring tenure security as a gateway to better development pathways: The contribution of Global Land Indicators to the post 2015 Development Agenda

Comite Technique Foncier‐Developpement (CTFD)


UrbanLex, knowledge sharing for effective urban law

UN‐Habitat, Urban Legislation Unit

Thursday, 23 April
 Time   Room 9    Room 10    Room 11    Room 14

 14:00 ‐ 14:45  TBC  

Achieving Sustainable Urban Development (ASUD) showcasing Participatory and Inclusive Land Readjustment (PILaR) Medellin ‐ three legged approach in action

UN‐Habitat, Urban Legislation Unit

   TBC     TBC

Applications for the Side Events have been closed.



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