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"HABITAT III+5: Implementation of the New Urban Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean," by Paola Siclari, Architect and Urban Planner, International Consutlant ECLAC-DDSAH

Monday, December 6, 2021 at 1:00pm to 2:15pm

G-01 Stimson Hall

In-Person Event, open to the Cornell Community at G01 Stimson.

Open to the General Public Virtually Register here:

In 2016, during the United Nations conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development Habitat III in Quito, the members states adopted the New Urban Agenda and the Quito Declaration on Cities and Human Settlements for All. These agreements recognized the need of a shared vision to work towards sustainable urban and territorial development. The presentation gives an account of the state of the art of urban development in Latin America and the Caribbean: progress, setbacks, omissions, and challenges of the New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals in the region.

Paola Siclari currently lives in Santiago de Chile and works as an international consultant ECLAC-DDSAH on urban policies and on cities and climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean. She is working on her doctoral thesis focusing on infrastructure, inequality, and human development under the supervision of Michael Cohen, William Morrish, Domenico Patassini and Salvatore Moreli. Paola believes that by changing the vision and reconciling conflicting interests it is possible to move towards a more sustainable and fair development.

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Open to the Cornell community in-person at G-01 Stimson Hall.

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Latino Studies Program, Architecture, History, Government, City and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, International Programs, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Global Cornell, Art, Global Learning, Global Development

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Diversity, Sustainability

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William Phelan, LACS Program Manager

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Paola Gabriela Siclari Bravo, Ph.D. Urban Policy, The New School-Columbia University

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International consultant of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (United Nations)

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