Invitation, 8 décembre 2015 : « Engaging the Private Sector on Cities and Climate Change – Towards Habitat III »

Dans le cadre la campagne urbaine mondiale, Évènement préparatoire à Habitat III au Grand Palais le 8 décembre de 13H00 à 14H50 :


The City We Need @ COP21
Engaging the Private Sector on Cities and Climate Change

Tuesday 8 December 2015

3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008 Paris
(Métro Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau)

The event will convene business and city leaders to highlight urban solutions and

forms of collaboration that enhance urban sustainability in view of the forthcoming United Nations Conference of Housing and Sustainable Urban Development

(Habitat III). Business and city leaders will express their commitments to the urban sustainability challenges as well as their expectations for the success of Habitat III.

Panel discussions will focus on: Cities as drivers of sustainable solutions in the context of climate change; Business solutions and collaboration models to enhance urban sustainability; What the New Urban Agenda aims to cover; How the private sector can contribute to the New Urban Agenda.

Key Note Speakers:
Henry de Cazotte, Special Representative Habitat III,

French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Roland Hunziker, WBCSD and Chair, of the Private Sector Constituent Group,

General Assembly of Partners for Habitat III

Panel Discussion:

Eric Lesueur, CEO 2EI Veolia

Neil McArthur, CEO, Arcadis
Coen van Oostrom, CEO, OVG Real Estate (TBC)

Monika Zimmermann, Deputy Secretary General, ICLEI
UCLG Mayor Representative (name to be confirmed)
ICLEI Mayor Representative (name to be confirmed)

Concluding remarks:
Christine Auclair, Coordinator, World Urban Campaign, UN-Habitat


Nicholas You, Honorary Chair, World Urban Campaign Steering Committee


Please register here (please register with your corporate e-mail address)