Civil Society Organizations Roundtable

A New Pro-Poor Urban Agenda Based on People's Priorities for an Equitable Urban Future

The objectives of the Civil Society Roundtable are:

  • To make concrete recommendations resulting from the civil society roundtable to the Post-2015 open working group. 
  • To critically review the Habitat III think piece and contribute to the discussion on equity and urban development from a civil society perspective. 
  • To highlight civil society key contributions and lessons learned to influence policy dialogues and implementation of the Habitat II Agenda To give substantive input from the citizens and civil society to the Habitat III preparatory process leading up to 2016.

Tuesday 8 April 8:30am - 11:30am | Grand Salon Room 1 and 2


Peter Seidel

Lead Journalist Politics
United States of America


Benedito Barbosa
Member of Central de Movimientos Populares

Hamish Jenkins
Programme Officer, UN NGLS

Aisa Kacyira
Deputy Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Rose Molokoane
Member of Slum Dwellers International, Coordinator South African Federation
South Africa

Semiti Qalowasa
Executive Director
Pacific Peoples Community Forum/ACHR

Jonathan Reckford
Habitat for Humanity International

Maíte Rodríguez Blandón
Member of Coordinating Council
Huiarou Commission

Lorena Zarate
Habitat International Coalition (HIC)

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