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UNECE Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management and the 82nd session of the Committee on Housing, Urban Development and Land Management

UNECE Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management and the 82nd session of the Committee on Housing, Urban Development and Land Management

“Affordable, adequate, and resilient housing in liveable cities, including cities which face extreme weather conditions”

06 - 08 October 2021
Palais des Nations Geneva Switzerland

Venue: Conference Room Tempus 2, Palais des Nations, Geneva

Languages: English, French and Russian

Please see below practical information and recommendations for Zoom meeting attendees under "Important additional information"

 

HLM-2021 Ministerial logo

The UNECE Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management took place at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, on 6 and 7 October 2021, as part of the eighty-second session of the Committee on Housing, Urban Development and Land Management (6-8 October 2021). The meetings allowed for both in-person and online participation. 

The Ministerial Meeting launched the study “#Housing2030:  Improving Housing Affordability in the UNECE Region” developed by UNECE in cooperation with Housing Europe and UN-Habitat; and endorsed a regional action plan for the UNECE region “Place and Life in the ECE - A Regional Action Plan 2030: Tackling challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, climate and housing emergencies in region, city, neighbourhood and homes”.

 

URL: https://unece.org/housing/cudhlm-session82

Ministers participating

Ms. Delina Ibrahimaj
H.E. Ms. Delina Ibrahimaj
Minister of Finance and Economy, Albania
Mr. Víctor Filloy Franco
H. E. Mr. Víctor Filloy Franco
Minister of Territory and Housing, Andorra
Ms. Violeta Komitova
H. E. Ms. Violeta Komitova
Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, Bulgaria

 

Mr. Darragh O'Brien
H.E. Mr. Darragh O'Brien
Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Ireland
Mr. Stefano Canti
H.E. Mr. Stefano Canti
Minister for the Territory, Environment, Agriculture and Civil Protection, San Marino

 

Ms. Daniela Grabmüllerová
Ms. Daniela Grabmüllerová
Deputy Minister for Regional Development, Czechia
Alexander Khvtisiashvili
H. E. Mr. Alexander Khvtisiashvili
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Georgia
Sanja Bošnjak
Ms. Sanja Bošnjak
State Secretary, Minister of Physical Planning, Construction and State Assets, Croatia
Heidi Karin Nakken
Ms. Heidi Karin Nakken,
State Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation, Norway

 

Martin Țole
Mr. Martin Țole
State Secretary, Ministry of Development, Public Works and Administration, Romania
Martin Tschirren
Mr. Martin Tschirren
State Secretary, Federal Office for Housing, Switzerland

 

Ben Winter
Mr. Ben Winter
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development, United States
Mikkel Sune Smith
Mr. Mikkel Sune Smith
Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Housing, Denmark

 

Andrei Spînu
Mr. Andrei Spînu
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Infrastructure, Republic of Moldova
Armen Ghularyan
H.E. Mr. Armen Ghularyan
Chairman, State Urban Development Committee, Republic of Armenia
Josip Martić
H.E. Mr. Josip Martić
Federal Minister of Physical Planning, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Xidoyatov Sherzod Saidjanovich
Mr. Xidoyatov Sherzod Saidjanovich
Minister of Housing and Communal Services, Uzbekistan

 

Nikita Stasishin
Mr. Nikita Stasishin
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities, Russian Federation
Natalia Kozlovska
Ms. Natalia Kozlovska
Deputy Minister of Community and Territorial Development, Ukraine

 

Tilman Buchholz
Mr. Tilman Buchholz
Deputy Head, Federal Ministry Interior, Building and Community, Germany
Terhi Lehtonen
Ms. Terhi Lehtonen
State Secretary for Housing, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Finland

 

Marina Gonçalves
Ms. Marina Gonçalves
State Secretary, Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing, Portugal
Robert Rožac
Mr. Robert Rožac
State Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Slovenia
Zsolt Füleky
Mr. Zsolt Füleky
Deputy State Secretary, Prime Minister's Office, Hungary

 

Efthimios Bakogiannis
Mr. Efthimios Bakogiannis
Secretary General, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Greece
Christian Zenz
Mr. Christian Zenz
Deputy Head, Division of Housing Policy, Austria

 

Detailed programme of the UNECE Ministerial Meeting and 82nd Committee session / List of documents / Room assignment of events

Important additional information

16838 _ Recommendations for Zoom Meetings Attendees _ 359664 _ English _ 773 _ 335099 _ pdf
16838 _ Recommendations for Zoom Meetings Attendees _ 359664 _ Russian _ 864 _ 335248 _ pdf

Official documents

15163 _ ECE/HBP/207 - Annotated provisional agenda for the eighty-second session _ 359033 _ English _ 773 _ 333276 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/207 - Annotated provisional agenda for the eighty-second session _ 359033 _ French _ 780 _ 333277 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/207 - Annotated provisional agenda for the eighty-second session _ 359033 _ Russian _ 864 _ 333278 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/3 - COVID-19 Recovery Action Plan for Informal Settlements in the ECE Region _ 359143 _ English _ 773 _ 333565 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/3 - COVID-19 Recovery Action Plan for Informal Settlements in the ECE Region _ 359143 _ French _ 780 _ 333566 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/3 - COVID-19 Recovery Action Plan for Informal Settlements in the ECE Region _ 359143 _ Russian _ 864 _ 333567 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/4 - Draft Guidelines for the Development of Voluntary Local Reviews in the ECE Region _ 359198 _ English _ 773 _ 333741 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/4 - Draft Guidelines for the Development of Voluntary Local Reviews in the ECE Region _ 359198 _ French _ 780 _ 333742 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/4 - Draft Guidelines for the Development of Voluntary Local Reviews in the ECE Region _ 359198 _ Russian _ 864 _ 333743 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/5 - Activities of the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management _ 359034 _ English _ 773 _ 333279 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/5 - Activities of the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management _ 359034 _ French _ 780 _ 333280 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/5 - Activities of the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management _ 359034 _ Russian _ 864 _ 333281 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/6 - United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) Terms of Reference _ 359035 _ English _ 773 _ 333282 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/6 - United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) Terms of Reference _ 359035 _ French _ 780 _ 333283 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/6 - United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) Terms of Reference _ 359035 _ Russian _ 864 _ 333284 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/8 - Draft programme of work of the Working Party on Land Administration for 2022-2023 _ 359145 _ English _ 773 _ 333571 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/8 - Draft programme of work of the Working Party on Land Administration for 2022-2023 _ 359145 _ French _ 780 _ 333572 _ pdf
15163 _ ECE/HBP/2021/8 - Draft programme of work of the Working Party on Land Administration for 2022-2023 _ 359145 _ Russian _ 864 _ 333573 _ pdf

Information documents

15164 _ ECE/HBP/2021/Inf. 1 - #Housing2030: Effective policies for affordable housing in the UNECE Region _ 359806 _ English _ 773 _ 335416 _ pdf
15164 _ ECE/HBP/2021/Inf. 2 - Place and Life in the ECE - A Regional Action Plan 2030 Sketches by Norman Foster _ 360506 _ English _ 773 _ 337350 _ pdf
15164 _ ECE/HBP/2021/Inf.4 - COVID-19 Recovery Action Plan for Informal Settlements in the ECE Region _ 359147 _ English _ 773 _ 334015 _ pdf
15164 _ ECE/HBP/2021/Inf.6 - Smart Sustainable Cities Profile: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan _ 359159 _ English _ 773 _ 333604 _ pdf
15164 _ ECE/HBP/2021/Inf.7 - Smart Sustainable Cities Profile: Grodno, Belarus _ 359160 _ English _ 773 _ 333605 _ pdf
15164 _ ECE/HBP/2021/Inf. 8 - Compendium of Practices on Innovative Financing _ 360471 _ English _ 773 _ 337170 _ pdf
15164 _ ECE/HBP/2021/Inf. 9 - Sharing Economy and its effects on the housing market _ 360528 _ English _ 773 _ 337455 _ pdf
15164 _ ECE/HBP/2021/Inf.10 - Scenario Study on Future Land Administration in the UNECE region _ 359148 _ English _ 773 _ 333578 _ pdf

Presentations

Ministerial Meeting video (click on the image to play)