10:00 - 11:30 (EET) To achieve inclusion in cities, meanwhile tackling climate change, there is a need to acknowledge sustainability from a lato-sensu standpoint - considering its trade-offs and shortContinue reading "Climate change and the commitment to ‘leaving no one behind’ in cities – the role of built environment solutions to secure resilience and inclusion"
11:00 - 12:30 (EET)
12:00 - 13:00 (EET) Breaking the barriers towards sustainable and climate-friendly buildings for the future. One of the big global GHG emitters is the construction sector. Our built environment isContinue reading "How can we build Nothing?"
12:30 - 13:30 (EET) Net Zero and Net Zero Buildings are very simple terms that have become part of our common narrative and defining our climate goals. But do weContinue reading "Net Zero Buildings: what are the meanings?"
13:00 - 14:30 (EET) Egypt faces an exponential demand for new homes as per its economic and population expansions. Placing PEOPLE Wellbeing as the core business goal is the ultimateContinue reading "Enhancing Wellbeing – Designing for People and Planet"
13:15 - 14:30 (EET) The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (CCFLA), in partnership with the United Nations Environment Porgramme (UNEP) and UrbanShift, will facilitate a dynamic discussion with city leaders,Continue reading "How national and local governments can scale urban climate finance adaptation and resilience"
Cities are responsible for 75% of global CO2 emissions, with transportation and buildings among the largest contributors. In the United States, local governments are implementing a range of place-based, community-drivenContinue reading "From Hawaii to the Heartland: Advancing Equitable, Ambitious Solutions to Climate Change in US Cities & Counties"
15:30 - 16:30 (EET) This session will provide a solution to an often cited concern in the design and construction industry: a lack of capacity. The speakers will discuss theirContinue reading "The future of building: Supporting Passive House training uptake at higher education institutions"
17:00 - 17:45 (EET) Join IFC and World Bank for the launch of the APEX Green Cities Program, an innovative new approach that harnesses the insights from advanced green practices around theContinue reading "APEX – IFC’s Green Cities Launch"
18:30 - 20:00 (EET) High-Level Roundtable on Just Transitions: Business, Human Rights, and Climate Action An annual COP roundtable assessing emerging global practice on the social imperatives of transitions outContinue reading "High-Level Roundtable on Just Transitions: Business, Human Rights, and Climate Action"
18:30 - 20:00 (EET) Technology solutions as clean energy, energy efficiency, clean building materials and CDR, adapted to different localities, will be needed to facilitate the needed transitions to achieveContinue reading "Deploying a Broad Portfolio of Technology Solutions to Advance Energy Transition & Decarbonization"