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Urban & Rural Development

Urban & Rural Development Week

Building resilient and sustainable habitats for everyone

3 November session

4 November session

  • Time  ICOn
    Date & Time 3 November | 10:00 - 17:30 GST 4 November | 11:00 - 18:00 GST
  • duration
    Duration 15 Hours
    • Hear from industry representatives, practitioners and thought leaders on how we can continue to live and grow in harmony with our planet
    • Experience what the City of the Future looks like and how it can transform our way of living
With more than 70% of the world’s population expected to live in cities by 2050, and more than a billion already living in informal settlements, we need to rethink the way habitats are designed and managed.

Find out how we can continue to live and grow in harmony with our planet. From innovative transport, sustainable housing and green public spaces to renewable energy and circular economies, habitats of the future are imagined with sustainability and inclusivity at their core.

Highlights you can expect

World Majlis: Made for People – Making Liveable & Loveable Public Spaces
As our societies change faster than ever and as we struggle to come to terms with the realities of a global pandemic, how can we strengthen our sense of community and design urban spaces that make our cities and neighbourhoods more inclusive and sustainable? Watch a round-table discussion with insights from thought leaders.

UN-Habitat Spotlight - No Limits: Solutions for Last Mile Services in Slums & Informal Settlements
How do we ensure that no one or no place is left behind in our quest for a better future? Find out how effective models of delivery and technology can improve services – such as water, health and sanitation – for off-grid and disconnected communities.
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