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

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    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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