Urban Innovation

The Urban Innovation Sessions provide an opportunity to discuss the overall theme of APUF-7, deepen practical knowledge on sustainable urban development solutions, identify new and emerging issues happen in parallel to the four ‘Deep Dive Discussions’ across all three days of the Forum and are for showcasing joint initiatives and projects, listen to all voices, and help spread greater awareness of the New Urban Agenda and the urban dimensions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and showcase innovations, new data, research and solutions towards their accelerated implementation, including on themes less directly related to the four main ones of the Forum. The Sessions are from 60 to 90 minutes in length.

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Results for successful Urban Innovations will be announced by 1st September
The final list of the side events that have been selected will be available at the official APUF-7 website by September 1st, 2019.
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Urban Innovation Sessions
Engaged policy makers from national governments, financial institutions, development partners, civil society, and many more.
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The Honourable Minister Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin
Ministry of Housing and Local Government
Federal Minister
Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
Executive Director
Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Executive Secretary
Dato' Ar. Yew Tung Seang
City Council of Penang Island
Save the date!
Join us at the seventh session of the Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF7) in Penang, Malaysia from 15 to 17 October 2019