A seminar led by Robert McDonald, Lead Scientist for the Global Cities program at The Nature Conservancy, on urban conservation and natural infrastructure.
A seminar led by Jenna Davis of the Woods Institute of the Environment and Stanford University on improving access to and quality of water and sanitation services for low-income urban households.
A seminar led by Somsook Boonyabancha, Chairperson of the Asian Coalition for Housing Rights on community driven city-wide slum upgrading and housing development.
A seminar led by Shlomo Angel, Professor of City Planning at the New York University, on the NYU Urban Expansion Program.
A seminar led by Bipasha Baruah, Canada Research Chair in Global Women’s Issues at Western University, Canada, on women’s employment in renewable energy in industrialized nations, emerging economies and developing countries.
A seminar led by Martin Ravallion, inaugural Edmond D. Villani Chair of Economics at Georgetown University, on poverty reduction in India.
A seminar led by Weiping Wu, Professor and Chair of the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University and senior fellow at the Council for Emerging Market Enterprises at the Fletcher School, on China’s intensifying processes of urbanization and migration.
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