Parallel Events
  • Sunday 16
  • Urban Labs Movie and Debate: Urban Planning at work in Ghana, Myanmar, Philippines, Gaza, Mexico (Open)

    Parallel Events
    Venue: Room B - One UN Pavilion
    Organization: UN-Habitat

    The event has the world premiere of the documentary 'Urban Labs: Urban Planning at work in Ghana, Myanmar, Philippines, Gaza, Mexico'. During one year five Urban Labs have been followed in their international collaborations across different continents. The documentary shows the impact of Urban Labs in actual urban planning projects on the ground. It reveals how principles for sustainable planning and participatory processes are applied and how approval processes are accellerated. After the 25 minute documentary there will be a discussion among the countries where the Urban Labs have been active. This discussion will revolve around the impacts of the Lab and on how to scale up these international collaborations in order to create an international community of practice.