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ONE UN Roundtable

This roundtable will build upon the recent review of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and the high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly in April 2022.

Adam Abdelmoula

Moderator

date

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

13:30-15:30

place
Roundtable Room 1
language
Polish, Spanish, English, French, Russian, Chinese, Arabic + ISL [Polish + English]

Summary

This roundtable will build upon the recent review of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and the high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly in April 2022. It will provide an analysis of current efforts to integrate housing and urban development into the Common Country Analyses and the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Frameworks.

The session will present the United Nations Development Coordination Office (UNDCO) and UN-Habitat joint initiative to enhance country level programming on urban development to assist member states in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda for the achievement of the SDGs.

Sub Title

United Nations support to the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda at country level

Guiding Questions for discussions

In what ways can country Level, multi-agency programming on sustainable Urban development contribute to DCF outcomes on poverty reduction, social equality, economic transformation, climate action, or crisis reduction and recovery?
-  What are some of the ways UN country teams can utilize joint Urban programming to facilitate multistakeholder platforms and multi-Level governance mechanisms to engage national governments, local governments, professional associations, business leaders, and grassroots organizations?
- How can UN country teams leverage joint Urban programming to mobilize domestic and international, private and public investments to finance the SDGs?

Concept Note

Mona Rady

International Union of Architects UIA | Chairperson of UN Habitat Professionals Forum HPF

Natalia Winder-Rossi 
Natalia Winder-Rossi 

UNICEF | Director of Social Policy and Social Protection

Violet Shivutse

Huairou Commission | Chair

Collen Vixen Kelapile

ECOSOC | President

Shinichi Akiyama
Shinichi Akiyama

ILO | Deputy Director, Sectoral Policies Department

Adam Abdelmoula
Adam Abdelmoula

UNDCO | Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia

Dena Assaf
Dena Assaf

UNDCO | Resident Coordinator, United Arab Emirates

Celestine Ketcha Courtes
Celestine Ketcha Courtes

Minstry of Housing and Urban Development, Cameroon | Minster 

Nathalie Roebbel
Nathalie Roebbel
Francoise Jacob
Francoise Jacob

UNDCO | Resident Coordinator, Serbia

Gulnara Roll
Gulnara Roll

UNECE | Secretary to the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management Commission for Europe

Matthias Naab
Matthias Naab

UNDCO | Resident Coroordinator, Cameroon

Paolo Ciccarelli
Paolo Ciccarelli

European Commission, DEVCO | Head of Unit F4 – Sustainable Transport and Urban Development

Peter Grohmann

UNDCO | Resident Coordinator, Mexico

Sara Sekkenes-Tollefsen
Sara Sekkenes-Tollefsen

UNDCO | Resident Coordinator, Lao PDR

Francine Pickup

UNDP’s Deputy Director | Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS)

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