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Ministerial Roundtable

The Ministerial Roundtable will bring together Ministers and senior representatives of national governments and regional political bodies to elevate the debate on sustainable urbanization to accelerate the implementation of the New Urban Agenda to support the Sustainable Development Goals and other global agendas. 
date

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

16:00-18:00

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

Summary

This roundtable will bring together ministers and senior representatives of national governments and regional political bodies to elevate the debate on sustainable urbanization to accelerate the implementation of the New Urban Agenda in support of the Sustainable Development Goals and other global agendas.

This roundtable is expected to come up with a set of forward-looking urban policy measures to transform our cities and human settlements towards a sustainable urban future, particularly for the post COVID-19 era, which can be adapted and replicated at different levels and in different contexts.

Sub Title

National policies for transforming our cities for a sustainable urban future

Guiding Questions for discussions

From regional and cross-regional perspectives and a few months after the High-Level Meeting on the Progress of Implementation of the New Urban Agenda, what are key strategies available to accelerate the implementation of the New Urban Agenda?    
- Which urban legal frameworks, urban and territorial planning frameworks are being developed in your country, to guide the transformation of cities and human settlements towards a sustainable urban future?
- How does your government/regional/sub-regional mechanism intend to facilitate investments to support the transformation of cities and human settlements for a sustainable urban future?
- Which steps have been taken by your government to empower local and subnational authorities in this process?
- What more could be done by your government in the next two years to keep and increase political momentum for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda?

Concept Note

Session speakers

Speaker
Role
Organization
Country
Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif
Executive Director
UN-Habitat
H.E. Collen Vixen Kelapile
President
ECOSOC
Hon. Małgorzata Jarosińska-Jedynak
Secretary of State
Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy
Hon. Samuel Dalitso Kawale
Minister
Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development
Hon. Michelle Sol
Minister
Minister of Housing
Hon. Hardeep Singh Puri
Minister
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Hon. Klara Geywitz
Federal Minister
Federal Ministry for Housing, Urban Development and Building
Hon. Khlid Safir Wali
General Director of Local Government
Ministry of Interior
Hon. Fatima Zahra El Mansouri
Minister
Ministry of National Territorial Development, Urban Planning, Housing and City Policy
Hon. Anar Guliyev
Chairman
State Committee on Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Hon. Celestine Ketcha Courtés
Minister
Ministry of Urban Development and Housing
Hon. Jorge Horacio Ferraresi
Minister
Ministry of Territorial Development and Habitat
Hon. Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican
Minister
Ministry of the Ministry Housing and Local Government
Hon. Marcia Fudge
Head of Delegation; Secretary
U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development
Hon. Fahd Aljubair
Head of Delegation; Mayor
Eastern Region
Hon. Alice Carvalho
Deputy-Executive Secretary
Ministry of Regional Development
Hon. Majed Al Hogail
Head of Delegation, Mayor
Eastern Region
Hon. Katarína Bruncková
Minister
Ministry of Transport and Construction
Hon. Mmamoloko Kubayi
Minister
Ministry of Human Settlements
Hon. Ildemaro Villarroel Arismendi
Minister
Ministry of Popular Power for Habitat and Housing
Hon. Munkhbaatar Begzjav
Minister
Ministry of Construction and Urban Development of Mongolia
Hon. Mattias Landgren
State Secretary
Ministry for Housing
Hon. Tom Arthur MSP
Minister
Ministry for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth
Hon. Mahmoud Shaarawy
Minister
Ministry of Local Development
Hon. Asem Aljazzar
Minister
Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities
Hon. Chaltu Sani Ibrahim
Minister
Ministry of Urban Development and Infrastructure
Hon. Richard Frederick
Minister
Ministry for Housing and Local Government & Parliament
Hon. Rostam Ghasemi
Minister
Ministry of Roads and Urban Development
Hon. Wael Naser Mohamed AlMubarak
Minister
Ministry of Municipalities Affairs and Agriculture
Hon. Jiang Wanrong
Vice Minister
Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development
Amb. Thomas Gass
Head, South Cooperation Department
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye
Minister
Ministry of Works and Housing
Hon. Chuti Krairiksh
Minister
Ministry of Social Development and Human Security
Hon. Yahya Musa Kisbi
Minister
Ministry of Public Works and Housing