Working Together to Manage Rapid Urbanization

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    • Tuesday December 10, 2013
      12:00 am - 12:05 am
  • Location: United Nations Headquarters, 2 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017
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Join for a dialogue on how universities, governments and NGOs can collaborate to support the post-2015 agenda through capacity building and research.

Highlights will include:

  • Interview with Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat
  • Keynote addresses on the Current and Future challenges of Urbanization
  • Panel discussion on the Role of Universities Supporting the Post-2015 Agenda

Dialogue will address:

  • Examples of best practices involving collaborative efforts amongst universities, governments and civil society to shape resilient  and inclusive cities
  • Skills and mindsets needed by the next generation urban practitioners and leaders to effectively deliver on the SDGs and Habitat III
  • How to foster greater emphasis on demand led research to maximize the impact on practive and policy to ensure delivery of the SDGs and Habitat III


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In Campus Calendar

School of City & Regional Planning

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
UN Habitat, universities
  • Created By: Kyle James
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Nov 20, 2013 - 12:57pm
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:23pm