North America: Urban Challenges and Sustainable Development

May 19, 2016 - Urban Breakfasts

New York - United States of America
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  Organized by the Habitat III Secretariat in collaboration with Ford Foundation May 19, 2016

East River Room
Ford Foundation building, 320 E 43rd Street, New York

North America: urban challenges and sustainable development


8:00 am Registration

8:45 am Opening Remarks by Jacqueline Burton (Program Associate, Equitable Development, Ford Foundation)

Opening Remarks by Dr. Joan Clos (Secretary-General of the Habitat III Conference)

8:50 am Discussion by:
Moderator: Shelley Poticha, Urban Solutions at NRDC


  • Harriet Tregoning, Assistant Secretary, US HUD
  • H. E. Mayor Berry Vrbanovic, Mayor of Kitchener
  • Alaina Beverly, University of Chicago / also Representing the Habitat 3 National Committee

9:20 am Discussion and questions from the audience

9:45 am Closing Remarks by the Habitat III Secretariat and Ford Foundation

9:50 am End of the breakfast