Urban challenges and Opportunities in MENA / Arab Region: From SDGs to Urban Practice

                                                              

Urban challenges and Opportunities in MENA / Arab Region: From SDGs to Urban Practice

8 Dec 2018 to 10 Dec 2018
El Gouna
, Egypt

1.Title of the Campus: Urban challenges and Opportunities in MENA / Arab Region: From SDGs to Urban Practice

2.Lead Partner Organization: TU Berlin Campus El Gouna - Department of Urban Development

3.Other Partner Organization(s) Co-Hosting the Campus: 

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • Sawiris Foundation for Social Development (SFSD)
  • Academic support by Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

4.UTC Date: 08th December 2018 to 10th December 2018

5.Location / Venue: El Gouna, Egypt

6.Language: English 

7.Description of the Campus:

Urban Thinkers Campus El Gouna will build on the role of TU Berlin Campus El Gouna as an international research and educational hub in North Africa and the Middle East, located in Egypt. Bringing partners and actors from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Germany and the United States of America, the Urban Thinkers Campus aims to reach a comprehensive understanding of urgent topics of urbanization through inputs, discussions and debates within urban labs, partner groups’ sessions and roundtables and to move towards a roadmap for capacity building for better, more sustainable urban development.
This event is funded by the GIZ 2030 Agenda Transformation Fund and supported by the UN HABITAT Regional Office for the Arab States and UN Habitat Egypt Office. Further academic support is provided by the DAAD. 

8.  UTC Programme: TBC

9. List of Speakers / Moderators: 

  • Professor Philipp Misselwitz - TU Berlin Habitat Unit (COSIMENA-DAAD) - German
  • Dr Zeyad Elshakra - UN Habitat ROAS - Palestinian
  • Mr Martin Meyer - TU Berlin Campus El Gouna - German
  • Dr Fatima Al-Nammari - Petra University - Jordanian
  • Dr Hammou Laamrani - League of Arab States - Moroccan
  • Mr. James Schmitt - Technical University of Berlin - American
  • Mr David Sims - Consultant - American
  • Dr Khaled Adham - Zentrum Moderner Orient - Egyptian
  • Dr Nihal Elmegharbel - UN Habitat Egypt - Egyptian
  • Mr Oliver Lah - Wuppertal Institute - German
  • Dr Hassan Elmouelhi - TU Berlin Campus El Gouna - Egyptian/ German

10. Contact

  • Dr Hassan Elmouelhi, TU Berlin Campus El Gouna/ Berlin
  • Mr Martin Meyer, TU Berlin Campus El Gouna/ Berlin

11. Weblink: https://www.campus-elgouna.tu-berlin.de/home/ 

12. Your Social Media Channels: https://www.facebook.com/CampusElGouna/