What will make Arab Cities Sustainable?

Connect4Climate and Urban Specialists from the World Bank Group were invited to present during the EcoCity World Summit held in Abu Dhabi in October last year. The conference brought together hundreds of practitioners focused on eco city development and low carbon planning from a variety of backgrounds including researchers, private sector, development organizations and students. At the conference Salim Rouhana, Urban Specialist, World Bank Group, focused his presentation on the key drivers that should be considered in urban upgrading projects. In addition Salim presented Connect4Climate’s collaboration with the Lego Group that took place during their Build the Change workshop at the EcoCity World Summit in 2013 , and a World Bank Group project in Djibouti that emphasized the benefit of integrating Social, Economic, Environmental, and Artistic angles in urban upgrading eff...

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