New York Celebration
Monday, October 5, 2015
UN Headquarters - ECOSOC Chamber
the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization, the American Institute Architects
New York, UN Women, the Institute of Global Homelessness, the United Cities and
Local Governments and the Permanent Mission of Grenada to the United Nations join
to host a high-level discussion, which will cover key developments in the area
of public space design. In run-up to the HABITAT III Conference, and following
the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, innovative solutions are
necessary in an era of ever increasing urbanization.
In celebration of World Habitat Day
2015, cities around the world will celebrate by organizing events addressing Public Spaces for All exploring it through the lens of Sustainable
Development Goal 11, Making Cities and
Human Settlements, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable and Target 7 on Public Spaces. The objectives
1) To show the relationship between
public space design and sustainable
2) To propose innovations and best
practices in the area of public space design
3) To highlight the need for policies
as well as innovative, replicable solutions, ideas, concepts, and approaches
that can be used in different contexts for public space design; and,
4) To identify design ideas, concepts
and approaches that are replicable.
in New York
event will bring together high-level experts and representatives from national
and local governments, non-governmental organizations, institutes, foundations
and industry, who will present case studies from around the world on public
Please join us on this day to raise
awareness about key human settlement and urbanization issues.
For security reasons, all
participants must be pre-registered and on the official RSVP list.
RSVP to EVENT BRITE:
without a valid UN Grounds Pass may enter the UN through the Visitor’s Entrance
Street & 1st Avenue with a valid picture ID
Click here to download the agenda.