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NORDIC TALK at Glasgow: Green and Liveable Cities in Africa

11.11.21 | Arrangement
Choosing green nordic perspectives
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How can innovative urban development unlock sustainable economic recovery?

Informasjon

Dato
11.11.2021
Tid
18:00 - 19:00
Sted

SEC Centre, Hall 4
Exhibition Way
Glasgow
G3 8YW
Storbritannia

Type
Event

This event is part of Nordic Talks

 

Urbanisation is a big challenge in Africa, but a people-centred and climate-proof approach can turn this to an opportunity. Experiences from Nordic cities and businesses show that such a model can bring economic growth, jobs for youth, services and liveable neighbourhoods.

Moderator: Henrik Franklin, Director, Nordic Development Fund Introduction: Mary Gestrin, Head of Communications, Nordic Council of Ministers

Speakers:

  • Dagur Bergþóruson Eggertsson, Mayor of Reykjavik
  • Astrid Haas, Urban Adviser, African Development Bank 
  • Tatiana Gallego, Urban Chief, Inter American Development Bank 
  • HE Prof Peter Anyang' Nyong'o, Governor of Kisumu county, Kisumu, Kenya

Rapporteur: Aage Jorgensen, Nordic Development Fund

Organizer: Nordic Development Bank

CO-organizer: African Development Bank (AfDB)

 

Timezone: GMT

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