Europe: Urban Challenges and Sustainable Development

April 21, 2016 - Urban Breakfasts

New York - United States of America
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  Organized by the Habitat III Secretariat in collaboration with Ford Foundation April 21, 2016

Ford Foundation building, 320 E 43rd Street, New York

Europe: urban challenges and sustainable development


8:00 am Registration

8:30 am Introduction by the Ford Foundation and the Habitat III Secretariat
Don Chen, Ford Foundation
Dr. Joan Clos, Secretary-General of Habitat III

8:45 am

Presentations by

Moderator (TBC)

  • Mr. Jens Aerts, Partner BUUR, Bureau for Urbanism and Guest Professor at The Cosmopolis Centre for Urban Research at the Department of Geography of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel


  • H. E. Kees Rade, Director Inclusive Green Growth, Ambassador Sustainable Development, The Netherlands
  • Ms. Maryse Gautier, Co-Chair of the Preparatory Committee of Habitat III
  • H.E. Joao Pedro de Almeida, Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union

9:10 am Discussion and questions from the audience

9:40 am Closing remarks by the Habitat III Secretariat and Ford Foundation

9:45 am End of the breakfast