Urban Thinkers Campus: Minas Gerais Government | Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Area Development Agency: Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Area – Evaluation and Recognition

Urban Thinkers Campus: Minas Gerais Government | Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Area Development Agency: Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Area – Evaluation and Recognition

Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Area is hosting on November 21 and 22, the VI Metropolitan Conference. The event happens every two years. In 2017 the goal is to reinforce the New Urban Agenda (NUA) and also monitor and evaluate the measures that have been taking by the State e Locals Governments in order to align their actions and bring them closer to the World Urban Campaign and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The VI Conference will be thus the place for Urban Thinkers to discuss five main subjects that represents the most urgent demands settled by our society nowadays: Land Regulation, Environment and Water, Urban Agriculture, Mobility and Housing. The proposal is to identify priority measures and main stakeholders in order to establish recommendations to guide metropolitan policy-making processes.
 

The event will also be a place to award good practices of metropolitan policies and initiatives. Therefore, there will be two types of awards. One of them will recognize citizens for initiatives that have contributed for the development and promotion of life quality within the Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Area. The other will award local governments that have shown the metropolitan spirit through their measures.

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Article by João Maciel Duarte
Photo Credits: Minas Gerais Government (CC)