Habitat III The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. 17 – 20 October 2016, Quito – Ecuador.


Habitat III - Side Events

Side Events

The Habitat III side events provided a platform for national, regional and local governments, civil society organizations, parliamentarians, research and academia, grassroots organizations, women, children and youth, business and industries, foundations and philanthropies, professionals, trade unions and workers, farmers, indigenous people, media and older persons, as well as intergovernmental organizations to present researches, projects or networks, on specific topics of relevance and interest within Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. Side events focusing on implementation and action-oriented initiatives for the New Urban Agenda were well represented in the programme.

The side events were one hour long, and were an opportunity to share data, knowledge and initiatives in an effort to advance on the implementation of sustainable urban development in cities and towns around the globe.