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List of Side events for Twenty‐sixth session of the Governing Council, UN‐Habitat

List of Side events for Twenty‐sixth session of the Governing Council, UN‐Habitat

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Monday, 8 May 2017
Time Room 9  Room 10  Room 11  Room 14

13:00 ‐ 13:45

Covenant of Mayors in Sub‐ Saharan Africa: Decentralised Cooperation for an effective implementation of the New Urban Agenda

Covenant of Mayors Office for Sub‐Saharan Africa

 

Promoting Sustainable Urbanization in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Region

UN‐Habitat Project Office in Moscow

 

Taking action to implement the New Urban Agenda through the Urban Thinkers Campuses

Arcadis Shelter program, Netherlands

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14:00 ‐ 14:45

The role of local and regional governments in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda in connection with the global agenda 2030

Global Taskforce of local and regional governments, UCLG

 

Gender Forum: Achieving Gender Equality in a fast urbanizing world

UN‐Habitat

 

World Habitat Award Winners ‐ best housing practice & how to implement it

Building and Social Housing Foundation. United Kingdom

 

Urban and Territorial Planning Towards Urban and Territorial Planning: Towards a Healthy Environmenta healthy environment

Interventions for Healthy Environments, Department for Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, Norway, World Health Organization, UN‐Habitat/RPMU


 

18:00 ‐ 19:30

Preparing for implementation of NUA in LAC

ECLAC, UN‐Habitat, MINURVI (tbc)

 

Developing a global, people‐based definition of cities and settlements

EU, FAO, OECD and the World Bank

 

The City Prosperity Initiative as a tool for measuring and monitoring the New Urban Agenda

UN-Habitat Research and Capacity Development Branch, UN-Habitat Colombia, UN-Habitat Mexico and the Metropolitan Area of Bucaramanga.

 

Combating Poverty and Promoting Peace through Job Creation ‐ Opportunities for young men and women in African Cities

UN-Habitat


Tuesday, 9 May 2017
Time Room 9  Room 10  Room 11  Room 14

13:00 ‐ 13:45

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Rehabilitation policy for post‐conflict Zones

Republic of Iraq

 

Présentation d’étape du processus préparation du Forum Ministériel Africain sur l’Habitat et le Développement urbain

Ministry of Urban Renewal Housing and Living Environment ‐ Direction Urbanisme et Architecture, Senegal and Ministry of National Planning, Urbanism, Habitat and City Policy, Morocco

 

Putting safety at the core local government development Agenda

Government of South Africa


14:00 ‐ 14:45

Implementing New Urban Agenda in Fragile and Conflict‐Affected Nations: Lessons from Afghanistan

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Ministry of Urban Development and Housing (MUDH), Afghanistan

 

Urban Cable Cars ‐ a new dimension to sustainable urban mobility

Doppelmayr Seilbahnen GmbH, Austria

 

The Right to the City as a key paradigm for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.

Global Platform for the Right to the City, Brazil

 

The fight against slums in Morocco

Ministry of National Planning, Urban Planning, Housing and Urban Policy of the Kingdom of Morroco and Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco Nairobi


18:00 ‐ 19:30

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Time Room 9  Room 10  Room 11  Room 14

13:00 ‐ 13:45

Putting the Arab Urban Agenda into action

League of Arab States

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Effective Implementation of the New Urban Agenda in Collaboration with Habitat Agenda Partners

Republic of Kenya, Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development

 

The role of the real estate in planning for sustainable urbanization. City Prosperity Initiative to guide urban growth

FIABCI, International Real Estate Federation, France


14:00 ‐ 14:45

Promoting local governance and the good practices of African Local Authorities

Special Council Support Fund for Mutual Assistance (FEICOM)

 

Ensuring Access to Quality and Affordable Housing in Malaysia

Urbanice Malaysia (Urban Wellbeing Centre of Excellence)

 

Engendering the New Urban Agenda implementation

Huairou Commission, U.S.A.

 

A Hub for Housing: Leveraging Multi‐ Sectoral Partnerships for Knowledge Exchange

Habitat for Humanity ‐ Latin America and the Caribbean regional office, Costa Rica


18:00 ‐ 19:30

Implementation of the New Urban Agenda in Africa: A Harmonized Strategic Framework

UN‐Habitat, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and African Union Commission

 

Addressing the Causes and Solutions to Urban Migration

UN-Habitat/IOM

 

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Harnessing the value of land for a transformative urbanization

UN‐Habitat and the Global Land Tool Network


Thursday, 11 May 2017
Time Room 9  Room 10  Room 11  Room 14

13:00 ‐ 13:45

Sustainable Urban Development Programme (SUDP) in Uganda ‐ Towards achieving SDG 11 in Uganda

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda

 

2 years of International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (IG‐UTP): Tracking urban and territorial planning

Urban Planning and Design Branch (UPDB), UN‐Habitat

 

Pathways for Urban Mobility

Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany

 

Engendering the SDGs and the NUA at the local level: Building gender‐responsive capacity and fostering female empowerment at the city and community levels

Cities Alliance, Belgium


 

14:00 ‐ 14:45

Shelter Afrique of the Future: Providing a Roadmap to Affordable Housing on the African continent

Shelter Afrique

 

GAP 2.0

University of Pennsylvania

 

Together for Urban Water and Sanitation

Global Water Partnership

 

Monitoring the urban SDGs/NUA indicators: existing opportunities and challenges for timely Implementation

UN-Habitat


18:00 ‐ 19:30

The Network of Urban Planning and Design LABs

The Urban Planning and Design LAB (UN-Habitat-Urban Planning and Design Branch, UPDB ‐ City Planning, Extension and Design Unit)

 

How (National) Urban Policies can Strengthen Urban‐Rural Linkages for poverty reduction

UN‐Habitat, External Relations Division and Regional and Metropolitan Planning Unit(RPMU)

 

Action Plan for the Greener Cities Partnership ‐ Inter‐Agency Collaboration to Help Deliver the New Urban Agenda

UN-Habitat/UN-Environment

 

Making Human Rights in Cities a Reality: Tools and Practical Examples

Event Flier

UN-Habitat – Housing Unit


Friday, 12 May 2017
Time Room 9  Room 10  Room 11  Room 14

13:00 ‐ 13:45

From Rhetoric to Action: The UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board and the Berlin Declaration

UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board

 

Global Alliance for Urban Crises Round Table: The Role of UN-Habitat in Crisis Settings

UN-Habitat City Resilience Profiling Programme

 

A Global Partnerships Fund to Implement the New Urban Agenda

UN-Habitat

 

Cycling towards more healthy, accessible and socially inclusive urban areas

University of Nairobi (UoN) – C4DLab – UoN’s Research and Start up Incubation Lab, Kenya


14:00 ‐ 14:45

Addressing Social Inequality and Climate Change through Urbanization

UN-Habitat

 

Promoting inclusivity through an adaptive settlements planning model in Kenya

Civil Society Urban Development Platform and Mazingira Institute

 

Launch of Reforming Urban Laws in Africa – a practical guide

UN‐Habitat; Cities Alliance, Belgium; African Centre for Cities at the Univesity of Cape Town South Africa

 

“Building youth as drivers for sustainable development”

SENA‐ National Training Service – Colombia


18:00 ‐ 19:30

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Applications for the Side Events have been closed.

 

 

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