Partner Janet Bobechko will attend the 5th Urban Economy Forum + 59th ISOCARP World Planning Congress (UEF5+WPC59), which will be held October 10th - 13th, 2023.
This unique international conference will focus on the critical role of urban finance and integrated climate-responsive planning for climate action and promoting sustainable development, especially in the context of the climate crisis and financial constraints. It will also review best practices and innovative solutions to mitigate and adapt to climate change while promoting social resilience and inclusivity.
Janet will participate as a speaker in "Resilient Urban Futures - Unleashing the Power of Regeneration for Climate Action and Inclusive Growth" on October 10th. The session focuses on urban regeneration's role in addressing climate action and building resilience. It covers practical strategies, community involvement, public-private partnerships, and alignment with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
She will then moderate "Climate-resilient Urban Finance: Empowering communities for sustainable development" on October 11th. In this thought-provoking discussion, experts and stakeholders will dissect the financial dimensions of urban growth through a climate-focused lens. The session will unravel the intricate balance between addressing city needs amidst climate change challenges, optimizing resource allocation for sustainable outcomes, and strategically investing in climate-resilient projects.
For more information and to register, click here.