The Regional Conference will: • Support the regional exchange of experiences and good practices in countries of the UNECE region on promoting access to decent, adequate, affordable and healthy housing as part of the countries’ response to, and recovery plans for the COVID-19 pandemic (this will include the topics of “greening” cities and housing, using architectural and urban planning solutions and innovations to promote better quality of life, etc); • Serve as a preparatory meeting to the Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management 2021 “Affordable, adequate, and resilient housing in liveable cities, including cities which face extreme weather conditions”. The Ministerial Meeting is tentatively planned to take place in October 2021, venue is still to be determined; • Inform participants on the progress made with the preparation of a report of the study “#Housing2030: Improving Housing Affordability in the UNECE Region” which is being developed by UNECE in cooperation with Housing Europe, UN-Habitat and other partners; and will zoom into one of the four topics the study addresses – housing governance and regulation.
Starts Feb 23, 2021 14:00
Ends Feb 24, 2021 15:45