Urban Planning and Design for Social Cohesion

This Dialogue discusses the relevance of spatial planning in order to achieve social integration through planned city extensions and urban revitalization. It will highlight recent innovations in social integration through more compact, connected and better integrated spatial planning and explore institutional, legislative and financial mechanisms to promote social integration through urban (re) development.

Wednesday 9 April 8:30am - 11:30am | Grand Salon Room 5 and 6


Ms. Shipra Narang
International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP)


Anke Brummer-Kohler
Director General of Urban Development, Federal Ministry for the Environment

Toni Casamor
Director and Co-Founder, BCQ Arquitectos SLP

Guillermo Herrera Castaño
Vice Minister of Housing, City and Territory

Daniel Chain
Minister of Urban Development, City of Buenos Aires

Joan Clos
Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Rosslynn Greef
Councillor, Mayor of the Mayoral Committee for Development Planning
South Africa

Mr. Jean Marie Dikanga Kazad 
Provincial Minister of Infrastructure, Urban development, Habitat and financial affairs

Mr. Ali Madanipour
Professor of Urban Design and the Director of Global Urban Research Unit, Newcastle University
United Kingdom

Ms. Lisa Rice
Vice president, National Fair Housing Alliance
United States of America

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