CityNet to hold a session on Urban Innovation at APUF7

The 7th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum will be held on 15-17 October 2019 in Penang, Malaysia. APUF-7 is a multi-stakeholder forum for sustainable urban development solutions, co-organized by UNESCAP, UN-Habitat, Urbanice Malaysia, Ministry of Housing and Local Government and the Host City (Penang State Government & City Council of Penang Island).

During the forum, CityNet will organize, in collaboration with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), an Urban Innovation Session titled “Meeting the Asian Urban Challenges: Where are we in the realization of localizing SDGs?” The session taking place on October 15th from 16:30 PM – 18:00 PM, will feature two rounds of panelists and Q&A session with participants. These discussions will help raise awareness on the importance of governments in implementing the global agenda, challenges, opportunities, examples and entry points for awareness campaign in aligning different goals into local planning processes and strategies.

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