Housing and the role of climate change – takeaways from COP27
Moderator: Dr. Ibrahim El-Kerdany
Amidst the climate emergency facing all of us, and in the aftermath of the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), what essential lessons need to be assimilated and effectively implemented by the housing sector?
This first plenary session will bring together housing experts who are following closely the the COP27 climate conference to share their views on the key takeaways related to the nexus between climate change and housing, dwelling on alternatives to the housing crisis and energy poverty issues, with a focus on their impact on vulnerable populations.
Welcome and opening remarks by Jonathan Reckford (CEO, Habitat for Humanity International) and Maimunah Mohd Sharif (Executive Director, UN-Habitat).