GFHS

Committed to Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements for All


In Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC


 
GFHS-2019
Speakers
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Mr. Raila Odinga, former Prime Minister of Kenya, High Representative for Infrastructure Development at the African Union Commission delivering special remarks
Mr. Oliver Chinganya, Director, African Center for Statistics and Officer-in-Charge of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) delivering welcome remarks
Digital Revolution Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements - Inspirational Developments

H.E. Jenipher Kacha Namuyangu, Minister of State for Local Government, Uganda
Mr. Andrew Rugege, Regional Director for Africa, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 
Mr. Arab Hoballah, Senior Sustainability Expert, former Chief, Sustainable Lifestyles, Cities and Industry Branch, UNEP
Mr. Vicente Guallart, Founder, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia; Former Chief Architect of Barcelona City Council
Mr. Serge Salat, President, Urban Morphology and Complex Systems Institute, Paris, France, Leading Expert of International Green Model City Standards 3.0
Mr. Shang Yaohua, Vice President of LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd. 
Opening Ceremony

Dr. Taj Hamad, Vice Chairman of Global Forum on Human Settlements, International Vice President, Universal Peace Federation International
Prof. Oudom Wang, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vanuatu to UN, Permanent Representative of Vanuatu to UNESCAP, Chairman of Global One Belt One Road Association (GOBA)
H.E. Dr. Eng. Seleshi Bekele, Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Mr. Andrew Rugege, Regional Director for Africa, ITU
Mr. Oliver Chinganya, Director, African Center for Statistics and Officer-in-Charge, UN Economic Commission for Africa
Mr. Haifeng Lu, Secretary General, Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS)
Mr. Roi Chiti, Project Leader, World Urban Campaign, UN-Habitat
The World Urban Campaign: Connecting Global Sustainability Agendas and Private Sector Local Actions

H.E. Grace Kwiyucwiny, Minister of State for Northern Uganda
Mr. Takele Uma Benti, Mayor of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Mr. Andualem Tenaw Habtie, Director General, Ethiopian Cities Association
Mr. Roi Chiti, Project Leader, World Urban Campaign, UN-Habitat
Ms. Annie Kairaba, Director Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development
Mr. Adeniyi Oluwasanmi Adekanye, Head of Department Development Permit, Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Nigeria
Ms. Li Chengli, Director, Customer Experience Center, Southwestern Regional Group, Sunac China Company
Mr. Peng Huixin, Design Manager, Hunan Xinhe Smart Valley Real Estate Co., Ltd of CSCEC

Safe, Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable City – Policies, Technologies and Practices

Mr. Takele Uma Banti, Mayor, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Mr. Maarten Hajer, Member, International Resource Panel, UNEP, Professor of Urban Futures, University of Utrecht
Dr. Amos Makarau, Director, Regional Office for Africa, World Meteorological Organization
Mr. Choudhury Rudra Charan Mohanty, Coordinator of Environment Programme, UNCRD/UN DESA
Ms. Pam O'Connor, Former Mayor, Santa Monica
Director, Metrolink, Southern California Regional Rail Authority, USA 
Mr. Adjei Tawiah, The Municipal Chief Executive of Korley Klottey, Accra Metropolis, Ghana
Mr. Shen Tao, Deputy Director, Changjiang New Town Administration Committee, City of Wuhan, China
Blockchain Technology and Smart City Governance

Mr. Wang Zhijun, Inspector, Human Resources and Social Security Department, Sichuan Provincial Government, Senior Advisor, Sustainable City Committee, China Urban Development Research Institute
Arch. Rafi Rich, CEO, SUiTS Smarter Urban iT & Strategies LTD, Israel
Dr. Taj Hamad, Vice Chairman of Global Forum on Human Settlements, International Vice President, Universal Peace Federation International
Prof. Oudom Wang, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vanuatu to UN, Permanent Representative of Vanuatu to UNESCAP, Chairman of Global One Belt One Road Association (GOBA)
Dr. Allen Yaobian WU, Vice Chairman of World Block Chain Alliance, CEO of Bin Zayed Group Asian Investment Ltd.
Dr. Zhou Yueling, Vice Chairman of World Block Chain Alliance, Chairman of World Council of the Belt and Road, Inc.
Mr. Ahmet Atac, Mayor, Eskisehir Tepebasi Municipality, Turkey
International Green Model City Initiative: 
Greener, Smarter Future Cities

Mr. Alexander R. Jachnow, Head of Urban Strategies and Planning, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Ms. Christine He, Deputy Secretary General of Global Forum on Human Settlements, Coordinator of International Green Model City Initiative
Dr. Kelly Wang, Deputy General Manager of Overseas Division, Country Garden Group
Mr. Li Qiang, Party Member and Deputy Head, People’s Government of Tongnan District, Chongqing, China 
Mr. Ralph Wahnschafft, Independent Advisor on Sustainable Development Policies, GFHS
Mr. Gorka Urtaran Agirre, Mayor, City of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Ms. Jessica Mu, Board Member and Marketing Director, Nanning Qianyi Daguan Investment Co., Ltd.
Mr. Zhou Chunpeng, General Manager, SPD Planning Design Corporation, China
Mr. Chen Zekun, Invited Director, Sustainable Cities Committee of China Research Society of Urban Development, Vice Chairman of Jingzhou Artists Association, China