The Urban Stage was a platform created to launch the commitments to the Quito Implementation Plan of the New Urban Agenda in the framework of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development – Habitat III. It featured innovative plans, projects and commitments, as well as other initiatives that had arisen from national and local governments, stakeholders and partnerships of different organizations for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda. Speakers were featured from every corner of the globe, and tackled key challenges identified in the New Urban Agenda.
Designed to complement responsibilities and agreed upon commitments, as a part of the New Urban Agenda, the Quito Implementation Plan embodies a series of concrete and measurable voluntary commitments by various parties, which intended to reinforce the New Urban Agenda. The Quito Implementation Plan aims to constitute a significant part of the legacy of Habitat III as a real and ongoing action-based platform, creating a space for development initiatives well into the future. Through this initiative, Habitat III aims to ensure a practical platform for anyone who wishes to put forward solution based plans for housing and sustainable urban development to link up with like minded professionals, thereby creating new plateaus of partnership for stakeholders. All voluntary commitments are focused on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and further reinforcement of sustainable urban development.
Located on the second floor at the main event space of the Conference at the Casa de la Cultura, in a room with a capacity of 250 seats, Urban Stage is intended to be flexible and appeal to the needs of presenters. The events taking place at the Urban Stage vary by topics, format and duration, from fifteen minutes up to two hours.Apply to speak at the Urban Stage Learn more about the Quito Implementation Plan