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Don’t miss our series of online live seminars with top international experts and send us your questions!

SUSTAINABLE NASSAU: A VISION FOR RESILIENT, COMPETITIVE, & INCLUSIVE URBAN GROWTH


April 7 @ 4:45pm-5:30pm
EDT

Learn about opportunities for Nassau to become a more sustainable and resilient city.
Panelists
Dr. Nicola Virgill- Rolle, Director de Desarrollo Económico y Planeación, de la oficina del Primer Ministro de Bahamas 

Dr. Ian Bethell-Bennet, Decano de la Facultad de Artes, The College of the Bahamas


Moderator  
Julie Katzman, Executive Vice -President, Inter American Development Bank.

THE CARIBBEAN'S ENERGY CHALLENGE
 

April 8  @ 11:45am-12:30pm EDT

Discover how the Caribbean can transform its energy matrix to promote development and improve lives. 

NATURAL CAPITAL, CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE FUTURE OF COASTAL CITIES

April 8 @ 2:00pm-3:15pm EDT

Three out of four residents live in coastal areas in the Caribbean. 
Learn how innovative policies and strategic investments can increase resilience against climate change and improve livelihoods. 


Speakers

Dr. Amal-Lee Amin, Chief Of Climate Change & Sustainability Division IDB

Michael Donovan, Senior Housing & Urban Development Specialist IDB


Panelists

Michelle Mycoo, Consultant & Former Senior Urban Development Specialist World Bank

Ilya R. Espino De Marotta, Executive Vice President for Engineering & Programs Management Panama Canal  Authority

Leonard Nurse, Senior Lecturer, The University of West Indies

Mary Ruckelshaus, Director of the natural Capital Project Parntership, Stanford University

Richard Hudson, Sitting Board Member, Sandy Lane Hotel


 

A ROAD TO HABITAT III: BUILDING CITIES, NOT JUST HOUSES
 

April 8 @ 4:30pm-5:30pm EDT

What makes a city successful where residents want to live in and be able to thrive?

The answer may surprise you!



Speaker

Luis Alberto Moreno, IDB President

Panelists

Joan Clos, Executive Director Habitat, United Nations

Soledad  Núñez, Minister of Habitat & Housing in Paraguay

Aurora García de León, General Director Derex