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Urban futures: making cities work for people

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Time (GMT +01) 10:00 16:30
Hero image description: 21 June 2010-Kolkata, India- Passengers on the trains connecting the surburbs of Kolkata: The Asia-Pacific region is urbanizing rapidly. While for the world as a whole the urban population growth rate is 2.0%, in Asia and the Pacific it is 2.3%. By 2 Image credit:Kibae Park for UN Photo (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr) Image license:Creative Commons

Keynote speech by Aromar Revi, Director of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements.

 

See agenda for full list of speakers.

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Towards inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities.

As cities across the world grow rapidly, they are increasingly vulnerable to urban violence, natural disasters, climate change and poverty. This day-long event brought together key insights on urbanisation and development from the latest research by the Overseas Development Institute.  These insights shed light on pathways towards ensuring inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities in line with current proposals for an urban Sustainable Development Goal. 

The day featured highly interactive presentations, discussions and informal networking opportunities with key thinkers in this domain, and brought together a range of experts to facilitate a broad dialogue on this inherently multi-faceted topic.

 

Lunch was provided and the event was followed by a drinks reception.

 

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