• Monday 17 Oct 2016
  • Long Term Vision of Quito

    Side Events
    Venue: R14
    Lead Organization:
    • Instituto Metropolitano De Planificación Urbana (IMPU).
    Partner Organization:
    • União De Nucleos E Associações De Sacomã (UNAS).

    The event will provide participants with an overview of the process of construction of the long term Vision of Quito (QUITO 2040). It will focus on the process carried out by the Metropolitan Institute of Urban Planning (IMPU) of the city of Quito to develop an integrative approach to sustainable urban planning, combining urban design, land use, mobility, environmental, social, economic development and resilience, through a joint effort with the academia, experts in urban planning and a participative process with the local community. The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is supporting the Municipality of Quito with technical assistance for the development of the vision, methodology and processes for community participation. The event will host relevant local and international authorities and experts discussing experiences of integrative approaches to urban planning and their relation with the process carried out in Quito. The participants will know more about the process of sustainable urban planning carried out by IMPU, in the city of Quito, host of the event Habitat III. It will provide the participants with an idea of how the city, host of Habitat III, will look like in the future as a result of an integrative and participatory approach to urban planning. The main subject of the event directly relates to the New Urban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals SDGs, as it shows how the city of Quito, is preparing its long term vision incorporating the concepts of the HABITAT III Conference in its urban planning process.