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UN Habitat-UN ESCAP-APRU-NJU Sustainable Cities Forum

February 27 - February 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nanjing University have partnered with APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Hub to host a joint forum on Feb 27 –28 in collaboration with UN Habitat and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP).

This two-day Forum is bringing together invited sustainable cities scholars from across the Asia Pacific and experts from UN-Habitat and UN ESCAP with regional and local policy makers and city officials on key issues of sustainable urban planning and development.

This event will facilitate discussions on urban planning, resilience and sustainability challenges arising from accelerated technological development, and changing social and economic dynamics with the aim to inspire new thinking and support paradigm shift to achieve sustainable cities development across the region.

Insights from this event are expected to inform on the Future of Asia and Pacific Cities 2019 Report developed and published by UN ESCAP and UN-Habitat in partnership with the European Commission, The Rockefeller Foundation, the Asian Development Bank, Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities, and UNDP.