Habitat III - Networking Events
  • Monday 17
  • Improving urban public space program in China

    Networking Events
    Venue: R11
    Lead Organization:
    Wuhan Land Use And Urban Spatial Planning Research Center (WLSP)
    Partner organizations:
    Arcadis Energy Foundation Asian Habitat Society China Center Of Urban Development China Real Estate Association-Council Of Human Settlements Xi’shui County Government Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning And Design Institute UN-Habitat

    The target 7 of Goal 11 SDGs states that “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”. In the past three-decades, Chinese has experienced the rapid urbanization, and urban population has reached to 56% at the end of 2015. Urban public space plays an important role in sustainable urban development. The networking event will share the experience and lessons learned in the development of urban public space in China, and also introduce the People Oriented Urban Public Space Programme in China set up by UN-Habitat. The presentations will focus on the public policies and regulations, best practices, and technical issues in China. The speakers will be from the urban planning and design institutions, the governments and NGOs internationally and domestically.