The side-event is to take place during the World Urban Forum presenting the UN approach on Access to Basic Services and how it can contribute to reducing vulnerability of poor and marginalised population. The event will present UNITAR work in this area with particular focus on bottom-up approach used to strengthening the capacity of local authorities. It will also showcase the importance of public-private partnerships to ensure successful implementation of Access to Basic Services to all. The side-event will bring together experts from the public sector, the private sector and civil society to discuss the equitable provision of basic services for vulnerable populations.
To highlight the importance of equitable provision of basic services for vulnerable populations in an urban context. To share knowledge and best practices around the topic using specific case studies.
Knowledge sharing and dissemiantion regarding innovations in provision of basic services for all in an urban context
March 24th, 2010 - World Urban Forum - Meeting Room W2-3, 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Presentations by three members of the panel, followed by Q&A session and cocktail reception.
local government representatives and field experts in the area of urban planning and development, with special focus on representatives from peri-urban, slum or marginalised urban areas.
Side event to be presented during the World Urban Forum