Building the Urban Future: Climate-friendly, Energy smart and Liveable

Organizer: German Government

Date: Thu / Dec. 10 - 14:00

Time: 14:00

Area: Blue Zone

Local and Regional Climate Action

The event aims at presenting and reflecting on policies and practices from both national and subnational actors which help build resource-efficient, energy-smart and climate-friendly cities while at the same time contributing to urban livability.

  • Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), Germany
  • Juan Carlos Lastiri Quirós, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agrarian, Territorial and Urban Development, Mexico, tbc
  • Boris Palmer, Mayor of the City of Tübingen (Germany) and Climate Alliance COP21 Ambassador
  • Stephan Brandligt, Deputy Mayor City of Delft and Vice-President Energy Cities
  • Benoit Lefevre, Director Energy and Climate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
  • Boping Chen, China Director, World Future Council
  • Curt Garrigan, Coordinator Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative, UNEP-DTIE and former Deputy Mayor of the City of Nashville, Tennessee (USA)
  • Peta Wolpe, Managing Director, Sustainable Energy Africa, tbc

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