Keynote Speaker

  • Date: 21 Jun 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Organizer: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
  • Theme: Sustainable cities
  • Perspective: Global
  • Language: english
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All SD-Learning courses will be held at Room T-7 at the Major Groups/Side events pavilion at the RioCentro Convention Center. More information can be found at our Logistics page.

Tools and Methodologies to build Sustainable Cities

This training event is designed as a high learning executive workshop that will help participants to develop skills and knowledge to address environmental and climate change impacts on cities. The learning programme draws on the experience of UN-Habitat and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and their development partners. Participants will get acquainted with the tools and methodologies developed through the implementation of Local Agenda 21 programmes, the Sustainable Cities Program, Cities and Climate Change Initiative and the Global Compact Cities Programme, their evolution and their application by local governments in order to build sustainable and climate resilient cities.


The firs


The learning objectives for the


0-5 minutes: Introduction to the learning event, the co-organizers, its objectives and methodology
5-10 minutes: Very brief self-introduction of participants
10-30 minutes:


Please list any training techniques used in this course.
The tools, reports and case studies will be made available on-line to participants interested in attending this


? On the individual level, participants? capacities will be developed for understanding existing tools, the un

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Dr. Clos was appointed Execu

Instructor 1
Claudio Acioly (UN-HABITAT)
Mr. Acioly is an architect and urban planner, a development practitioner with nearly 30 years of experience in planning, design, management, implementation and evaluation of housing and urban development projects. He is acquainted with part
Instructor 2
Paul James (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
Paul James is Directo
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