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ONLINE: UNECE Regional Workshop "Housing governance to support housing affordability"

Focusing on housing affordability challenges in the South-Eastern Europe

23 - 24 February 2021


Languages: English and Slovenian

The Regional Workshop will support the regional exchange of experiences and good practices in countries of the UNECE region on promoting access to decent, adequate, affordable and healthy housing as part of the countries’ responses to, and recovery plans for the COVID-19 pandemic (this will include the topics of “greening” cities and housing, using architectural and urban planning solutions and innovations to promote better quality of life, etc)

The workshop will also serve as a preparatory meeting to the Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management 2021 “Affordable, adequate, and resilient housing in liveable cities, including cities which face extreme weather conditions” (6-8 October 2021, Geneva, Switzerland). It will also inform participants on the progress made with the preparation of a report of the study “#Housing2030:  Improving Housing Affordability in the UNECE Region” which is being developed by UNECE in cooperation with Housing Europe, UN-Habitat and other partners; and will zoom into one of the four topics the study addresses – housing governance and regulation;

The regional workshop is organized by the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning of Slovenia in cooperation with UNECE and with the support of Housing Europe, the Union for the Mediterranean and UN-Habitat.

Please register to participate by 19 February 2021.


For more information about the events, please contact Ms. Gulnara Roll, Secretary to the Committee on Housing, Urban Development and Land Management, at (tel.: +41 22 917 5793).