Raquel Sánchez Jiménez, Minister of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, and the Minister of Territorial Policy, Public Works and Mobility, Arcadi España, will participate in the opening ceremony


The International Conference “Gender and Sustainable Urban Development in the post-pandemic”, which will bring together numerous international experts in Valencia on October 21 and 22 to discuss and exchange experiences on new models of inclusive cities, will be attended at the opening ceremony by the Minister of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, Raquel Sánchez Jiménez, and the Minister of Territorial Policy, Public Works and Mobility, Arcadi España.

The institutional representation at this event sponsored by the Regional Ministry of Territorial Policy, Public Works and Mobility also includes other prominent names such as Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of UN-Habitat, Vicente Joaquín García Nebot, Director General of Urban Planning of the Generalitat, and Sandra Gómez, Deputy Mayor of Valencia. Likewise, the Regional Secretary of Territorial Policy, Urban Planning and Landscape, Imma Orozco, will be in charge of closing this first day.

Organized by the UNESCO Chair of Gender in Science, Technology and Innovation of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, directed by Inés Sánchez de Madariaga, and by AGGI, the UN-Habitat Executive Director’s Gender Advisory Group chaired by Ana Falú, the event will start at 9:15 a.m. with the institutional inauguration, which will give way to different round tables and presentations with the participation of nearly 30 speakers of reference in this field such as Inés Sánchez de Madariaga, Ana Falú or Teresa Boccia.

This event, which has the support of the Generalitat Valenciana through the Directorate General of Urbanism, will be held in the Administrative City October 9 and can be followed by streaming in Spanish and English from the web 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 Naples, the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina), and the Association of Women Architects of Spain (AMAE) are also supporting the congress as collaborating entities.