Organization: UNECE

Location: Palais des Nations, Geneva

Description: The Committee on Housing and Land Management has prepared various activities for you during the Urban Week! Take part in discussions at the 79th session of the Committee on 4 and 5 October 2018. This year's theme is "Towards sustainable housing and urban development through alignment with the 2030 Agenda and the New Urban Agenda in the UNECE Region".

The complete schedule for the Urban Week is as follows:

1 October 2018 - Celebration of the World Habitat Day: “Women Without Walls” – a photography exhibition

2 October 2018 - "In Focus: SDG 11" - a roundtable

2 October 2018 - "Infrastructures and Urban Sustainability: Challenges & Opportunities from the ground" - SDG 11 roundtable in cooperation with University of Geneva

3 October 2018 - “Right to Housing: Homeless No More” - a library talk

3 October 2018 - Third meeting of the Joint Task Force on Energy Efficiency Standards in Buildings

4-5 October 2018 – 79th Session of the Committee on Housing and Land Management, featuring Mr. Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs as keynote speaker

5 October 2018 (pm) – The Future of Asia and Pacific Cities Report 2019: sub-regional meeting for North and Central Asia (closed meeting)

More info & registration: https://www.unece.org/housing/urbanweek2018.html