The event, which can be followed via streaming, will be attended by leading speakers in this field such as Inés Sánchez de Madariaga, Ana Falú and Teresa Boccia

14.10.21

The International Conference of Experts “Gender and Sustainable Urban Development in the post-pandemic” will bring together international speakers in Valencia on October 21 and 22. Sponsored by the Regional Ministry of Territorial Policy, Public Works and Mobility, and organized by the UNESCO Chair of Gender in Science, Technology and Innovation of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and by AGGI UN Habitat (Advisory Group on Gender Issues of the Executive Director of UN-Habitat), this event will project the future steps for the implementation of governance and planning actions that promote gender equality in urbanism at the international level.

Reference speakers in this field such as Inés Sánchez de Madariaga (Director of the UNESCO Gender Chair), Ana Falú (President of AGGI) or Teresa Boccia (URBANIMA LUPT Interdepartmental Research Center of the University of Napoles) will be present at this event, which will discuss these new models of inclusive cities based on the exchange of experiences and good practices.

In fact, the program includes 3 round tables with speakers such as Iñaqui Carnicero, Maytreyi Das, Emilia Saiz, Erik Berg, Bernardia Irawati, Esther Mwaura-Muiru, Sri Husnaini Sofjan, Nadia Hassan, Kalpana Viswanath, Jan Peterson, Maite Rodríguez Blandón, Siraj Sait, Marcos Ros and Inés Novella, among others.

This event, which has the support of the Generalitat Valenciana through the General Directorate of Urbanism, can be followed by streaming in Spanish and English from the website https://aggi21.gendersteunescochair.com. In addition, those interested in connecting online must register in advance on the website.

The General Assembly of Partners (GAP), Women’s New European Bauhaus (WNEB), the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Valencia (ETSAV), the University Federico II of Napoles, the Nacional University of Córdoba (Argentina), and the Association of Women Architects of Spain (AMAE) are also supporting the conference as collaborating entities.