The debate will revolve around the implementation of the Habitat Agenda with a special focus on its adequate financing including exploration of viable innovations, synergic mechanisms and new partnerships to be proposed ahead of Habitat III.
The overall objectives will be:
Moreover, this special session is expected to constitute a valuable substantive contribute to the global debate of "financing for development" within the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Ahead of the definition of a new urban agenda in 2016, it will specifically advocate for a clear financing framework and bridging of current funding gaps.
See the Concept Paper here.
Tuesday April 8 | Metropolitan Theatre
Mrs. Zoubida Allaoua
World Bank's Acting Vice President for Sustainable Development
Mr. Shaun L.S. Donovan
Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development, USA
CAF Development Bank of Latin America
Mr. Johannes Hahn
European Commissioner for Regional Policy
Mr. Luis Alberto Moreno
President, Inter-American Development Bank
Mrs. Anne Paugam
Chief Executive Officer, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
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