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E4 Fast growth - Green growth

A special session profiling the needs of fast growing cities to manage
the impacts of rapid development. The opportunity for these cities
lies in using the momentum of growth and huge levels of urban
investment to stimulate green growth. Presentations from city
leaders will highlight the key challenges and solutions being pursued,
before a lively discussion with all participants and the audience on
the way forward to explore how fast growth can be managed and

Facilitator: Sarah Birch, Technical Coordinator, ICLEI’s Cities Biodiversity Center, Cape Town, South Africa

Invited speakers include:

  • Olatunji Oluwaranti Bello, Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Environment, State of Lagos, Nigeria

  • Arnab Roy, Municipal Commissioner, Kolkata Municipal Corporation, India

  • Mthobeli Kolisa, Executive Director, Municipal Infrastructures and Services, South African Local Government Assoc., South Africa

Open to: All participants