Urban Innovation

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Ru-Ban: Vision of Sustainable Settlement

Day 2 – Wednesday, 16 October 2019
11:00 - 12:30
Function Room 5
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Nora Steurer
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Lead Organization
Urban Development Directorate, Government of Bangladesh
Partner Organizer(s)
  • Khulna University, Khulna , Bangladesh
  • UNDP, Bangladesh
  • Practical Action
Lead Organizer(s)

The side event would comprise of three event including (i) Ru-Ban: Vision of Sustainable Settlement, Co-lead-Khulna University (ii) Data innovation for Leaving No One Behind, Co-lead-UNDP and (iii) The neglected human aspects of urban development, Co-lead-Practical Action, Bangladesh. The side event will feature Bangladesh’s recent experiences in making towns and villages inclusive applying innovative data science and planning approach as well. All these would ensure the ‘leaving no one behind’, the central essence of SDGs. With These three examples complies with the theme "Future of Asia and Pacific Cities: Transformative Pathways to Achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" of APUF7.

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