The Habitat III Conference and the New Urban AgendaBrussels - Belgium
Jointly organized by the Habitat III Secretariat, in collaboration with UNRIC and the City of Brussels
October 6, 2016
09:30 am – 11:30 am
Salle des Milices, City Hall, Grand Place
The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development and the New Urban Agenda
Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development to take place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 – 20 October 2016.
The New Urban Agenda aims to be a concise, action-oriented, forward-looking, and universal framework of actions for housing and sustainable urban development.
Habitat III Urban Talks are open to all Member States and relevant stakeholders, including parliamentarians, civil society organizations, regional and local government and municipality representatives, professionals and researchers, academia, foundations, women and youth groups, trade unions, and the private sector, as well as organizations of the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations.
Mr. Yvan Mayeur
Mayor, City of Brussels
Mr. Kumaresh Misra
Deputy Secretary General, Habitat III
Mr Mathieu Fichter
Cabinet DG Regio, European Commission
Mr. Ahmed El Ktibi
Deputy Mayor, City of Brussels
Mr. Luc Schuiten
Ms. Caroline Petit
Deputy Director, UN Regional Information Centre