Great Cities Institute Attends Habitat III, Taking Place in Quito, Ecuador

October 18th, 2016


By: University of Illinois

Great Cities Institute Director Teresa Córdova and Timothy Imeokparia traveled to Quito, Ecuador to attend the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, known as Habitat III, along with 45,000 other registrants from around the world. Heads of State, ministers and high level representatives along with participants from local government, civil society, indigenous groups, academia and scientific community, private sector, professionals and practitioners, and other stakeholders have gathered to address the pressing housing and sustainability issues related to rapid urbanization around the world.

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