• Monday 17 Oct 2016
  • The Economics of the Three Pronged Approach and Financing for Resilient and Green Urban Global Solutions

    One UN Pavilion
    Venue: One UN Pavilion - Room B
    Lead Organization:
    • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).
    Partner Organizations:
    • KfW,
    • Morphologie Institute Paris.

    This event is organized in two parts: (a) The Economics of the Three Pronged Approach: this will present a publication with an economic model for integrated urbanization, combining legal framework, municipal finance, and planning and design. The three are necessary components for sustainable urbanization. An economic model and case studies from cities and history will be presented by Serge Salat, and followed by a panel of senior economists. (b) Financing for Resilient and Green Urban Global Solutions: The event focuses on inclusive and sustainable financing in promoting housing and urban development, takes a rights-based approach to address the financing needs of the poor and vulnerable groups. It finances integrated and balanced urban development and strategically addresses challenges in financing cities. It takes a strategic and transformative approach to address the long term mobilization of financial resources for achieving the New Urban Agenda.