Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week

Track 3 | Transformation opportunities: urban environments May 11, 2021
10:00 – 14:00 (GTM-4)

Organized by: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)


Session 1 | Imagining 2050

Moderator: Martina Otto, Head Cities Unit, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Keynote – The transformational role of cities and buildings: Nigel Topping, UK High Level Climate Champion

Overview of the regional situation

  • Gian Carlo Delgado, Researcher National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and co-author of LAC Weight of Cities Report
  • Daniel Buss, Advisor on Climate Change and Health, Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization

Panel discussion: Imagining the cities of 2050

  • Carlos Moreno, Co-Founder & Scientific Director “Entrepreneurship, Territory, Innovation, The Sorbonne University-IAE Paris
  • Luis Hernán Sáenz, Urban Planning Expert & Director Ciudades Cómo Vamos Colombia
  • Daniel Kozak, Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism University of Buenos Aires


  • Alejandra Campos, Coordinator of the Water and City Programme. Sociedad de Historia Natural

Niparajá. La Paz (Mexico)

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