Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Meeting – Toluca

March 24, 2017

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  • Eugenia GarcĂ­a Director of Urban Planning, SEDATU, Mexico
  • Lilia M. Blades Human Settlements Officer, UN Habitat, Nairobi

Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Meeting – Toluca

Welcome: Urban Dialogue for the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Meeting – Toluca

This online dialogue took place from 4 to 15 April 2016 in advance of the Habitat III Regional Meeting in Toluca from 18 to 20 April. During the two-week online discussion, individuals and organisations from around the world were invited to discuss policy options to build and implement the following:

  • – National, regional, and local policies to tackle inequality.
  • – Metropolitan governance schemes for the comprehensive and efficient management of conurbations.
  • – Adequately dense, compact and dynamic cities, ensuring the enjoyment, consolidation and quality of life in the built city.
  • – Adequate shelter for all.
  • – Social function of urban areas, as an instrument to finance and promote urban development in favour of public interest.
  • – Resilient and safe cities through a comprehensive urban risk management.

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