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ON SITE: Habitat III – Schedule of UNI Partner Events

By on October 18, 2016

Greetings from Habitat III in Quito!

Yesterday was the start of the conference, and with an exciting program of events ahead of us we’d like to share with you – alongside the general UNI happenings – in particular the schedule of our partners events.

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Monday Oct 17

08:00 – 09:00 Ports in Transition: imagining alternative futures
By National Technical University Of Athens.
Room R10

09:30 – 10:30 Global Lessons to Local Action: Share Your Local Experience to Craft Better Urban Sustainability Toolkits
By Human Cities Initiative at Stanford University, Sustasis Foundation, International Climate Development Institute
Room 18

11:00 – 12:00 City Leadership Laboratory – Safer smarter Cities for Women and Girls
By URBANIMA LUPT University of Naples Federico II. Partner organizations: Huairou Commission, INVIHAB University Of Cordoba, Gender Hub of UN‐Habitat, Gender Unit Of UN‐Habitat, AFEM, TRIA International Journal and Gender STE COST
Room R7

09:30 – 15:30 Workshop on Community Development, Land Tenure and Social Innovation…
…under Conditions of Rapid Urban Transformation: Issues and Strategies
Pontificia Universidad Católica Del Ecuador, Avenida 12 de Octubre 1076, Vicente Ramón Roca, Quito

16:30 – 18:30 Kenya Networking Event – Strengthening Governance and Planning Models from Integrated Strategic Urban Development Plans in Kenya
By UN-Habitat
Room MR6

19:00 – 20:00 Kenya student design competition
By UN-Habitat.
Exhibition space


Tuesday Oct 18

08:00 – 10:00 STAKEHOLDERS ROUNDTABLE – Research and Academia Roundtable
Room 21

11:30 – End of day Kalobeyei Photo Book Project “Talk with the United Nations”
By UN-Habitat. Urban planning for peace, stability and long term development project.
One UN Pavilion

11.30 – End of day What next for the scientific community after Quito?
By UCL City Leadership Laboratory
Exhibition space B.27
Wednesday Oct 19

8:00 – 9:00 Creating Safe and Inclusive Cities that Leaves No One Behind
By Institute of development Studies (IDS) Partner Organization: ESRC Urban Transformations
Room MR14

08:00 – 11:00 How to use simple mobile mapping tools in quality of life and community well-being assessment
By Faculty of Geo-Information Science And earth Observation University Of Twente, Netherlands.
Room 9

9.30 – 10.30 City leadership Laboratory: City diplomacy – Connecting global cities strategically
The Chicago Council On Global Affairs, City Leadership Initiative At University College London, The Center For Urban Engagement At Wheaton College
Room R13

11:00 -11:45 Energy efficient building for resilient and smart cities
Ministry Of Environment Brazil
Urban Future

11.00 -12:30 Side – and Networking-Event on Synthesis of Workshop on Community Development, Land Tenure and Social Innovation…
…under Conditions of Rapid Urban Transformation: Issues and Strategies.
Room 7

12:30 – 13:30 Harnessing the power of technology and innovation in the New Urban Agenda
By Future Cities Catapult
Room MR7

17:00 – 17.45 City leadership Laboratory Shaping informed cities: platforms for decision-making
By UCL City Leadership Lab Partner organizations: Gauteng City-Region (GCRO)
Urban Future


Thursday Oct 20

08:00 – 11.00 Enabling Institutional Change through National Urban Policies
Training event of UN-Habitat (RMPU) and IHS (USP) – Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies
Room R19

11:00 – 12:00 Capacity Building for the New Urban Agenda: Roles for Universities
By Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN) Partner organizations: Cities Alliance, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, UN-Habitat
Room MR12.

13:00 – 14:30 HESI Global meeting of Universities: Action Plan for Universities
Maximizing the impact of higher education in the sustainability of urbanization
One UN Pavillion, Room B


All day Oct 15-20

Habitat Village: Pop-up public space
Parque el Ejido