Basic Services: Local Businesses For Equitable Cities

This dialogue seeks to raise collective knowledge on the role of business or privately owned companies operating nationally or regionally for sustainable and equitable urban basic services for all. This high-profile event will debate the "Urban Equity in Development - Cities for Life" theme through an inclusive, open debate hearing voices from different regions and different fields of occupation. A high-level panel of speakers with extensive experience of the private sector's role in delivering urban basic services will outline their experiences and opinions, while simultaneously interacting with the audience.

Thursday, 10 April 2014 8:30am - 11:30am | Grand Salon Room 1 and 2


Mr. Mathieu Lefevre
Executive Director, New Cities Foundation


Mr. Juan Esteban Calle Restrepo
President, Public Enterprises of Medellín

Mr. Patrick Magebhula
Slum Dwellers International
South Africa

Mr. Didas Massaburi
Mayor of Dar es Salaam

Natalia Andrea Trujillo Morena
Vice Minister of Water and Sanitation

Mr. Joachim Prey
Director General of the Sectoral Department, GIZ

Dr. Mahendra Subba
Joint Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development

Ms. Sarah Rosen Wartell
President, Urban Institute
United States of America

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