The Europe Housing Forum 2021 takes place online on November 16-19, 2021. Register for the event by following this link to the Europe Housing Forum website: www.europehousingforum.eu/registration.
Speakers of the Forum include Deputy mayor of Paris for Housing, Ian Brossat, Barbara Steenbergen, Head of the International Union of Tenants, Manuel Pizarro, Member of European Parliament, Paolo Ciccarelli, Head of Unit Sustainable Transport and Urban Development at Department General INTPA at the European Commission and many others.
The importance of housing as a driver of economic growth and sustainability in human settlements will be one of the central discussions during the Forum. It also aims to strengthen the regional community’s commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and align climate change initiatives with national priorities. Other topics that cover both European and global housing issues will include:
- Affordable and social housing;
- Energy poverty and sustainability;
- The new EU Bauhaus initiative;
- How COVID-19 impacts housing;
Reasons to join online
The Europe Housing Forum aims to bring together different stakeholders to discuss solutions to complex housing problems in the region. Sessions take place in the afternoons. They will range from roundtables to panels and workshops with key people from the housing sector, policymakers, business leaders, urban planners, donor agencies and youth organizations. Global and regional supporters of the Forum include the Hilti Foundation, Whirlpool, the Somfy Foundation and Wienerberger.
Habitat for Humanity International and its partner organizations, UNECE, UNDP, UN-HABITAT and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, organized Europe Housing Forums in 2011, 2013 and 2015 to call on developing an integrated EU Housing Policy approach.
Join us online at the Europe Housing Forum to learn and exchange ideas about the future of housing.