Tuesday, June 28, 2022
The achievements include new tools aimed at strengthening the capacity of national stakeholders in building the path towards a more sustainable buildings and housing sector. Themes that this side event will address include circularity, resource and energy efficiency, innovation, and affordability. The side event is being proposed by the Ministry of the Environment Finland, UN-Habitat and the One Planet Sustainable Buildings and Constructions Programme with its partners UNEP and UNOPS.
These agencies have developed a set of tools to raise awareness of national stakeholders in sustainable consumption and production within the construction sector and to build a roadmap towards decarbonization, resiliency and sustainability of the country with an added lens on national housing programmes.
The tools which will be presented have been piloted in Sri Lanka and Burkina Faso; and additional lessons learned from the countries will be presented during the event.
The main objectives of the event are to