Programme

Urban Design and Sustainable Building

Opening Day 2

City Experiences

This session brings multi-stakeholders to discuss the prevailing experiences. This will invite mayors and government officials of selected cities to show experiences from the cities on promoting low-energy/carbon building construction and design and energy efficiency of in-use building stock.

11h30
Panel discussion with city representatives

Guiding questions:

- What cities have done (what has worked and what not)?
- What cities see their challenges in this area in short (5 years) to medium-term (2030)?
- What cities foresee challenges for technologies mentioned earlier in their own cities?

Panel discussion - Enabling and upscaling sustainable solutions

This panel discusses short- and long-term enabling conditions necessary for promoting low energy/carbon building construction and design and energy efficiency of in-use building stock. Innovative policies (market creation, incentives, regulation such as building codes. Standards and rating tools), innovative financing mechanism, capacity buildings in the context of developing and developed countries.
What are policy changes that must happen to facilitate technologies?

14h00
Multistakeholder panel

Input by

- City Governments
- EU Covenant of Mayors
- C40
- VITO

Closing session

Chair person: Shobhakar Dhakal