Building resilience with equity – perspectives from cities and neighbourhoods in the Global South
This 90-minute panel discussion will consider urban resilience strategies that have been implemented in different cities and the lessons learnt from these experiences.
The panel will bring together researchers, policy makers and neighbourhood residents to explore innovative approaches to build resilience in cities and neighbourhoods in the Global South. This event is a joint initiative between Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (University of Glasgow), the Low and Middle Income Countries Research Network (University of Glasgow) and UN Habitat.
- Ya Ping Wang – centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods
- Gareth Morgan – Chief Resilience Officer, Government of South Africa
- Kunal Kumar – Joint Secretary and Mission Director, Smart Cities Mission, Government of India
- Rev. Fr. Normam Jesus – Administrator of the Jaime Cardinal Sin Village Urban Housing Project (Philippines)
- Shilpi Roy – centre for Sustainable, Health and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods, and Kulna University (Bangladesh)
- Sheela Patel – Director of the Society for the Promotion of Area Resource centres (India)
Remy Sietchiping – Chief Policy, Legislation and Governance Section at UN-Habitat (Kenya)
The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.
Part of the COP26 activities at the College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow
View the full programme of events organised across the University of Glasgow here